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03-December-2018 (Sandra Brown)
03-December-2018 (Sandra Brown)

Photographs supplied by Greg Gordon / Sandra Brown

The War Memorial was originally erected to commemorate those from Poowong and Jeetho Shire who died in service or were killed in action during World War One.  The names of the fallen of World War Two were added to the memorial at a later date. 

Location

Address:Nyora Road, Junction of Loch-Poowong Road, Poowong, 3988
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.342482
Long: 145.763893
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1922
Front Inscription

To our fallen soldiers

Erected by the residents of the Poowong Riding of the Shire of Poowong and Jeetho

In memory of the men of the District who gave their lives in the cause of Liberty and Empire in the Great War 1914 - 1919

And the 1939 - 1945 War

 

 

Left Side Inscription

Honor Roll of the Fallen

[ Names ]

Back Inscription

Honor Roll of the Fallen

1939 - 1945

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

Honor Roll of the Fallen

[ Names ]

Inscription in Proximity

This memorial is dedicated to the memory of the men and women from the District who paid the supreme sacrifice serving Australia in time of war, conflict and peace keeping operations throughout the world since 1945

Lest We Forget

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP, VWHI
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