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Piangil War Memorial : 06-04-2014
Piangil War Memorial : 06-04-2014

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Piangil War Memorial was originally erected to commemorate those who lost their lives in World War One. The names of those who served in World War Two were added at a later date.  A Korean War plaque has also been added to the memorial.

Location

Address:Hall Street, Memorial Park, Piangil, 3597
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.055192
Long: 143.312306
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 11th November, 1923
Front Inscription
(Names)
IN MEMORY OF
THE SOLDIERS OF
PIANGIL AND DISTRICT
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR THE EMPIRE
DURING THE GREAT WAR 1914 -1919
Left Side Inscription
1939 - 1945
(Names)
Right Side Inscription
        KOREAN WAR
1950 -1953                 1953 -1956
ACTIVE SERVICE   PEACEKEEPING
Source: RSLV,SKP, VWHI, MA
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