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27-April-2018
27-April-2018

Photographs supplied by Greg Gordon

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]

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP, VWHI
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