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Returned Services League War Memorial : 22-July-2012
Returned Services League War Memorial : 22-July-2012

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Roger Johnson / Graeme Saunders

The War Memorial was originally built for Sgt. Williamson who was killed in the Boer War, and had been erected at the corner of Gillies and Moore Streets in 1902.  The memorial was moved to the front of the RSL building and inscriptions have been added over the years to commemorate other conflicts.

Location

Address:Victoria Street & Northern Highway, Rochester RSL Memorial Hall, Rochester, 3561
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.359652
Long: 144.698234
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

Erected by the residents of Rochester and District to perpetuate the memory of the late Farrier Sergeant J. W. N. Williamson of the Bushman`s contingent who died whilst on active service in South Africa 22nd December 1900.

Left Side Inscription

In memory of those who served.

Malaysia  Borneo  Korea  Vietnam.  Rochester R.S.L.

Back Inscription

In memory of a good comrade and a brave soldier

Right Side Inscription

In memory of those who served.  1914 - 1918 - 1939 - 1945.  Rochester R.S.L.

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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