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Sorrento War Memorial : 28-September-2011
Sorrento War Memorial : 28-September-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The War Memorial commemorates those from the district who served in both World Wars. The memorial was originally erected in memory of those who served in World War One. The names of the fallen of World War Two were added to the memorial at a later date. 

A memorial erected on the front beach, Sorrento, in honour of the men who enlisted from the Sorrento and Portsea district, and in memory of the fallen, will be unveiled by Captain Bruce, M.H.R., on Sunday, December 11, at 3 o'clock. 
Herald (Melbourne), 6 December 1921.

Location

Address:Esplanade, Near Ferry Terminal, Sorrento, 3943
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.33741
Long: 144.744171
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Designer:G. Dawe (Carlton,VIC.)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 11th December, 1921
Front Inscription

ERECTED
To The Honor
Of The Men Who Served
In The Great War

1914 - 1918.
1939 - 1945. 

Left Side Inscription

[ Names ]

Back Inscription

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

Killed
 In
Action
[ Names ]

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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