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13-August-2017 (Sandra Brown)
13-August-2017 (Sandra Brown)

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown / Henry Moulds

The gates were erected to commemorates residents who died in service or were killed in action in World War One and World War Two.   

Location

Address:Yan Yean Road & Memorial Drive, Plenty War Memorial Park, Plenty, 3090
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.670925
Long: 145.123269
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 21st April, 1951
Left Side Inscription

Outer Pillar:

Erected by the Plenty War Memorial Trust

21st April 1951

Inner Pillar: 

Lest We Forget

In memory of the fallen

1914 - 1918

Back Inscription

Plaque : 

Restoration of the Plenty War Memorial Gates and establishment of the Memorial Garden undertaken in 2008 / 2009 by Plenty Historical Society Inc with generous asistance and support from :

Department of Veterans` Affairs (Commonwealth)
Department of Planning and Community Development
Nillumbik Shire Council

Plenty Historical Society Inc

N D Rudd-Forbes  President
K C Fitzmaurice     Secretary and Public Officer

April 2009

Plaque : 

The Plenty War Memorial Gates and Remembrance Garden are dedicated to the citizens of Plenty who served in :

The Great War 1914 - 1918 ; World War II 1939 - 1945 ;
Koreq 1950  - 1953 ; Malaya 1948 - 1960 ; Vietnam 1962 - 1973 ;
Borneo 1962 - 1966 ; Kuwait (Gulf War) 1990 - 1991 ;
Afghanistan 2001 - ; Iraq (2nd Gulf War) 2003 - ;
And the various peace-keeping missions throughout the world.

Plenty Historical Society Inc

N D Rudd-Forbes  President
K C Fitzmaurice     Secretary and Public Officer

April 2009

Right Side Inscription

Inner Pillar: 

Lest We Forget

In memory of the fallen

1939  - 1945

Outer Pillar: 

In honour of those who served

Source: RSLV,SKP, MA
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