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28-April-2014
28-April-2014

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

The memorial was originally erected in memory of those who died in service or were killed in action during World War One. 
Two walls have been erected behind the cenotaph and contain the names of over 1000 personnel from the district who served in conflicts in which Australia has been involved. 

The Cenotaph was unveiled by the Minister for Health, Mr Hughes in August 1937 in memory of the fallen in World War One.
The Argus (Melbourne) 18th June 1937.

 

 


 

Location

Address:Calder Highway & Jamieson Avenue, Barclay Park, Red Cliffs, 3496
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.307712
Long: 142.187752
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Link:http://vhd.heritage.vic.gov.au/vhd/…

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:August-1937
Front Inscription

1914 - 1919
TO OUR FALLEN COMRADES

They Shall Grow Not Old As
We That Are Left Grow Old.
Age Shall Not Weary Them,
Nor The Years Condemn.
At The Going Down Of The Sun
And In The Morning 
We Will Remember Them.

Left Side Inscription

[ Names ]

This Honour Roll Was Erected By
Public Subscription
And The Shire Of Mildura
And Is Dedicated To The Men And Women
Of This District
Who Served In The Armed Forces
In Times Of Conflict.

Right Side Inscription

[ Names ]

This Honour Roll Was Unveiled By
The Honourable K. I. M. Wright,
MLC For North Western Province
              And

       Cr. Ann Cox,
President Of The Shire Of Mildura
   On 26th July, 1992
And Was Dedicated By

Captain Ron Wood,
Australian Army Chaplain Corp
To All Who Served

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP, VWHI
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