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Swanpool Soldiers Memorial : 08-August-2011
Swanpool Soldiers Memorial : 08-August-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The Memorial was originally erected in memory of those from the district who served in World War One. It lists the names of those who lost their lives and those who returned. The names of the fallen of World War Two were added to the memorial at a later date. 

 

 

Location

Address:Midland Highway, Adjacent Memorial Hall, Swanpool, 3673
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.746464
Long: 146.000811
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

OUR HONOURED DEAD
(Names)

"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN
THIS. THAT A MAN LAY DOWN
HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS."

WORLD WAR 1939-1945
(Names)

"ETERNAL HONOUR TO THE
TRUE AND BRAVE
WHO FOR THEIR NATIVE LAND
THEIR LIFE BLOOD GAVE".

Left Side Inscription

THEY KNEW THE PRECIOUS
THINGS THEY HAD TO GUARD.

(Names)

"AT THE GOING DOWN OF
THE SUN AND IN THE
MORNING, WE WILL
REMEMBER THEM.
"

Back Inscription

FOR REMEMBRANCE OF
OUR MEN WHO ANSWERED THE
CALL OF DUTY IN THE

GREAT WAR
1914-1919
(Names)

"DEEPLY GRAVED IN EVERY
LOYAL HEART.
O NEVER LET THESE 
NAMES DEPART."

 

Right Side Inscription

THEY PLAYED A PART
(Names)

"ACROSS THE WORLD
YOU KEPT THE PRIDE.
ACROSS THE WORLD
WE MARKED THE SCORE."

Source: MA,RSLV,VMR,SKP
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