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Terang War Memorial : 02-August-2011
Terang War Memorial : 02-August-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

An obelisk commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.  The 20 metre tall, grey granite obelisk was originally a memorial to those who served in World War One and was unveiled by General Chauvel.

Plaques have been added to commemorate other conflicts since World War One.

Location

Address:High Street, Terang, 3264
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.2414
Long: 142.918569
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 15th April, 1923
Front Inscription

Palestine

In honour of all Australians who fought in the Great War 1914 - 1918 and to perpetuate the memory of those from Terang and District.

This monument was unveiled by Lieut-Gen. SIr Harry Chauvel G.C.M.G., K.C.B., on the 15th April, 1923.

Korea 1950-1953 For all who served in Korea, especially those who did not return home.

Vietnam 1962-1973 For those who suffered and died.  Together then, together again.

 

Left Side Inscription

Belgium 

Those who served [ Names ]

Back Inscription

France 

In memory of those who fell [ Names ]

In memory of those from Ternag and Dsitrict who fell in the 1939 - 1945 War [ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

 Gallipoli

Those who served [ Names ]

Source: MA,RSLV,VMR,SKP
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