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09-May-2017
09-May-2017

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

The forecourt to the Wesley College commemorates former students who died in service or were killed in action in World Wars One and Two, and the Vietnam War.

Within the forecourt, there is a plaque measuring one metre square, weighing 85 kilograms which contains historic information regarding World War One.

Location

Address:577 St Kilda Road, Wesley College, Prahran, 3181
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.848721
Long: 144.982787
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Designer:Dr Ross Bastiaan (Historical Plaque)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 16th October, 1983
Front Inscription

This War Memorial Forecourt

In memory of old Collegians who died in two World Wars and Vietnam was dedicated on 16th October 1983 in the presence of His Excellency Rear-Admiral Sir Brian Murray, K.C.M.G., A.O., K. St. J. Governor of Victoria

Norman J. Young  President, College Council
David H. Prest  Principal

Left Side Inscription

To the honoured memory of our old boys who gave their lives for country and for Empire in the Great War these lions are dedicated

"The school will not forget"

Source: MA,RSLV
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