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A monument commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.
It was originally erected to commemorate those who served in World War One, but plaques for other conflicts have been added at later dates.
Monument characteristics :
A square granite column on a two-stepped base.
|Address:||Drummond Street, Warrawee Park, Oakleigh, 3166|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.89852|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 12th November, 1933|
Erected in honor of those who served in the Great War
1914 - 1918.
Duty nobly done
This memorial originally erected by the Oakleigh Welfare League at the corner of Dandenong & Warrigal Roads was transferred to this site and re-dedicated on the 14th Nov. 1965
Unveiled by Major-General C. H. Brand C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., J.P.
12th November 1933
Lest We Forget
1939 - 1945
Erected by the Oakleigh Welfare League
Korea 1950 - 1953
Malaya 1948 - 1960
Vietnam 1960 - 1973
This plaque in memory of those who served in the above campaigns was unveiled by Colonel E. M. Griff, C.B.E., M.C. on the 11th November, 1979.
"LEST WE FORGET"
The 1939 - 1945 War Memorial on this column was unveiled by Lieut-General the Hon. Sir Edmund Herring K.C.M.G., K.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., K. ST.J., E.D.
14th November 1965