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St Kilda Victoria Cross Monument
St Kilda Victoria Cross Monument

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Graeme Saunders

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


Address:Esplanade & Albert Street, Alfred Square, St Kilda, 3182
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.865556
Long: 144.975
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Monument Designer:Peter Schipperheyn


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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