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Garden of Remembrance : 19-February-2012
Garden of Remembrance : 19-February-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Each plaque commemorates service personnel who died in the two world wars or whose post war deaths are determined by the Department of Veterans Affairs to have been related to war service.

Since the Victorian Garden of Remembrance was first opened, deaths from subsequent wars are now included within the memorial.

Location

Address:Princes Highway, Springvale Necropolis, Springvale, 3171
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.9425
Long: 145.177222
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 3rd March, 1989
Front Inscription

Those who are honoured in this Garden of Remembrance died as the result of service in the armed forces of the Commonwealth.

Their remains rest in places where proper commemoration cannot be given or were cremated and the ashes scattered.

Their memory shall not be blotted out.

Inscription in Proximity

Victorian Garden of Remembrance opened by the Hon. B. C. Humphreys, MP. Minister for Veterans Affairs on 3 March, 1989

Source: MA
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