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Memorial Hall : 19-December-2011
Memorial Hall : 19-December-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders / Kent Watson

The Memorial Hall commemorates those who served in World Wars One and Two. The Hall was originally erected in memory of those who served in World War One. The hall was opened on ANZAC Day 1925. On ANZAC Day 1952, a memorial stone was added to commemorate those who served in World War Two. 

SOUTH MELBOURNE MEMORIAL HALL. On Sunday afternoon His Excellency The Governor will lay the foundation stone of the Sailors and Soldiers new memorial hall at South Melbourne. The building is situated in Service crescent near the Albert Park Railway station. A guard of honour will be be furnished by returned sailors and soldiers. There will be a choir of 500 state school children.  The South Melbourne City Band, the South and Port Melbourne Ladies Pipe band, and the St Kilda Pipe Band will also assist. 
Argus (Melbourne), 6 March 1924.

Location

Address:14A Ferrars Place , South Melbourne, 3205
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.838062
Long: 144.958316
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 9th March, 1924
Front Inscription
MEMORIAL HALL 
Left Side Inscription

THIS STONE
Was Dedicated By
N. D. WILSON Esq. J.P.
State President, Victorian Branch
R.S.S.& A.I.L.A.
In Honor Of
Those Who Served In The World War II
1939 - 1945.  
April 25th 1952.

Right Side Inscription

THIS MEMORIAL HALL
Was Erected By
THE CITIZENS OF SOUTH MELBOURNE
In Honor Of
Those Who Served In The Great War
 1914 - 1918.
The Foundation Stone Was Laid By His Excellency

THE GOVERNOR OF VICTORIA,
THE EARL OF STRADBROKE
KCMG : CB : CVO : CBE : ADC  
March 9th 1924

Source: MA,SKP
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