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

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The monument was originally erected in memory of those who served in World War One. It lists the names of those who died in service or were killed in action and those who returned.

The names of those who died in service or were killed in action in World War Two were added 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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