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02-January-2016
02-January-2016

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The War Memorial commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.  It was originally erected to commemorate those who served in World War One.

Monument characteristics :

A polished grey granite obelisk surmounted by a marble statue of a female figure of "Remembrance".

The memorial erected by the residents of Ultima as a tribute to the memory of the soldiers who enlisted from the district consists of a statue of remembrance, on which are inscribed the names of more than 100 soldiers.  The unveiling of the memorial took place before a large gathering. Mr. Allan McKenzie, who lost two sons in the war, performed the unveiling ceremony. The monument is at the entrance to the Memorial Reserve.
Argus (Melbourne), 20 September 1922.

Location

Address:Vernon & Dillon Streets, Ultima, 3544
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.471926
Long: 143.267571
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:September-1922
Front Inscription

REMEMBRANCE

"Lest We Forget"
[Names] 

Erected
By The Residents Of Ultima
And District,
In Honor Of Our Men Who Served In
The Great War
1914 - 1918

Those Who Served
World War II

[ Names ]

In Memory Of The Boys, World War II
1939 - 1945 

[ Names ]

Left Side Inscription

[ Names ]

Plaque :

KOREAN WAR
1950 - 1953      1953 - 1956
 Active Service  Peacekeeping

Back Inscription

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

[ Names ]
Womens Services
[ Names ]

Plaque :

Dedicated To The Memory Of The Servicemen And Women
Who Served In The Australian Defence Force
During The Korean War, Indonesian Confrontation,
Malayan Emergency, Vietnam War
And Peacekeeping Activities Since 1945

Vietnam
[ Names ]

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP,CRE
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