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03-February-2008 (Kent Watson)
03-February-2008 (Kent Watson)

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Graeme Saunders / Sandra Brown / Chris McLaughlin

Numurkah War Memorial was originally erected in memory of those from the district who lost their lives in World War One. Plaques were erected to commemorate those who lost their lives and those who served in World War Two and the Vietnam War. The memorial was updated in 1975.

Monument characteristics :

Grey granite obelisk on a 3-stepped granite base and is topped by a marble Winged Victory female statue.  In front of the monument and at its base is a white marble statue of a World War One soldier holding a bronze rifle in the arms reversed position. The statue is supported by a representation of a rock.

Location

Address:Tocumwal Road & Saxton Street, Numurkah, 3636
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.088252
Long: 145.442217
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 16th November, 1929
Front Inscription

Erected by the reisdents of Numurkah and District to the memory of those who paid the supreme sacrifice and in honour of those who served in the Great War 1914 - 1919

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"Deep graved in every British heart
O never let their names depart."

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Back Inscription

Service Women 1939 - 1945
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Additional service personnel not previously mentioned

Boer War
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WW1
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WW2
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Vietnam
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Sudan                                   South Africa (Boer War)
1885                                     1899 - 1902

China (Boxer Rebellion)    First World War
1900 - 1901                         1914 - 1918

North Russia Relief Force  Second World War
1918 - 1919                          1939 - 1945

Occupation of Japan           Korean War
1946 - 1952                          1950 - 1953

Malayan Emergency           Vietnam War
1950 - 1960                           1962 - 1975

Indonesian Confrontation   First Gulf War
1963 - 1966                           1990 - 1991

Afghanistan                           Second Gulf War
2001 - 2013                           2003 - 2009

Peacekeeping
1947 - Present

 

Right Side Inscription

Erected by the residents of Nurmurkah and District to the memory of those who paid the supreme sacrifice and in honour of those who served in the 2nd World War 1939 - 1945 and the Vietnam War

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"Deep graved in every British heart
O never let their names depart."

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Plaque :

This memorial was updated in the centenary year of settlement of the Numurkah District  1975

 

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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