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Memorial Hall : 14-May-2013
Memorial Hall : 14-May-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The Memorial Hall commemorates those from the district who served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved. 

The foundation stone of the original Memorial Hall was laid on the 15th August 1924 in memory of those from the district who lost their lives in World War One. The hall was opened in 1925. The new hall and library was opened on the 8th March 1968. On the wall of the hall are plaques listing the names of those who served in World War One. 

Location

Address:35 Cowslip Street, Community Complex, Violet Town, 3669
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.636835
Long: 145.717524
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Designer:Eggleston Macdonald & Secomb (architects)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 8th March, 1968
Front Inscription

VIOLET TOWN
MEMORIAL HALL

Plaque 1 :

In Memory Of Those Who
Served From Violet Town And
Its Districts In The
1914-1918 War
Lest We Forget
[Names] 

Plaque 2 :

SHIRE OF VIOLET TOWN
Memorial Hall And Library
Opened By The Honourable
A. K. Bradbury, M.L.C.
March 8th, 1986

Shire Council 1966  
D.A. Blair, President
J. P. Burden  
G. S. Liddle
O. J. Ramage  R. Wallace  
T. O. Errey  J. A. Keat  
C. V. Ellis  R. S. Sands

Secretary B. C. Rees, F.I.M.A.  
Engineer G. H. W. Bracher, B.C.E., C.E., A.M.I.E.(Aust.)

        Architects 
Eggleston Macdonald & Secomb.

 

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP,VWHI
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