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Victoria Cross Monument : 13-March-2012
Victoria Cross Monument : 13-March-2012

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Graeme Saunders

The Victoria Cross Monument, a white sculpted figure of a soldier bearing a rifle above his head, commemorates four Victoria Cross recipients from St Kilda and is dedicated to those who died in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved. 

Location

Address:Alfred Square, Alfred Square, St Kilda, 3182
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.864929
Long: 144.973794
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Designer:Peter Schipperheyn

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 21st April, 1985
Front Inscription

Lest We Forget.  

In Memory Of
All Australians Who Died In War
So That We May Have Peace.

Left Side Inscription

World War 1  1914 - 18
World War 2 1939 - 45
Malaya 1948 - 60
Korea 1950 - 53
Borneo - Sarawak  1962 - 65
Vietnam 1962 - 72 

Right Side Inscription

Captain A. Jacka V.C. M.C. & Bar.
Major W. Ruthven V.C.
Lt. L. D. McCarthy V.C., Croix de Guerre.
Ft. Lt. W. E. Newton V.C

Source: MA,SKP
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