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Somerville War Memorial commemorates servicemen and women who have served in conflicts in which Australia has been involved. The memorial was originally erected to commemorate those who served in World War One. The memorial was relocated to the Fruit Growers Reserve in 2014.

The unveiling ceremony in connection with the Somerville Soldiers' Memorial will take place on Sunday next, 4th inst., at 3 p.m. The Shire president (Mr. C. Jones) will preside and the unveiling ceremony will be carried out by the Hon. L. E. Groom, the Federal Attorney-General. The order of service is advertised in an other column, and it is expected that visitors from all parts of the Peninsula will be present to take part in the service.
Frankston and Somerville Standard (Vic), 31 October 1923.

Location

Address:Jones Roads, Somerville Fruitgrowers Reserve , Somerville, 3912
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.225779
Long: 145.175257
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 4th November, 1923
Front Inscription

THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918. DIED ON THE FIELD OF HONOUR (Names)

WORLD WAR II 1939 - 1945

KOREA 1950 - 1953

MALAYA 1948 - 1950

BORNEO 1942 - 1956

VIETNAM 1962 - 1973

Right Side Inscription

ROLL OF HONOUR.

TO COMMEMORATE THE NAMES OF THE MEN WHO HAVE ENLISTED FROM SOMERVILLE (Names)

Source: RSLV, VMR,SKP, MA
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