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Werribee War Memorial : 24-August-2011
Werribee War Memorial : 24-August-2011

Photographs supplied by Myles Dowling

The Werribee War Memorial consists of an obelisk which commemorates from the district who died in service or were killed in action during World Wars One and Two.  On either side of the obelisk are two cairns which commemorate other conflicts.

The memorial was originally erected in memory of the fallen of World War One and lists the names of those who lost their lives. 

 

Location

Address:Watton Street & Station Place, Werribee, 3030
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.900914
Long: 144.661852
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 12th June, 1920
Front Inscription

THIS MEMORIAL
Was Erected By The
Residents Of Werribee
In Memory Of
The Soldiers From
The Shire Who Made
The Supreme Sacrifice
In The Great War
1914 - 1919. 
"Their Name Liveth For
       Evermore"

In Remembrance
     Of
Those Men & Women
Who Paid The Supreme Sacrifice
   In
WWII 1939 - 1945  
"Lest We Forget"

Left Side Inscription
[Names] 
Back Inscription

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Inscription in Proximity

Plaque 1:
VIETNAM
1962 - 1973  
For all those who served suffered and died

Plaque 2:
BOER WAR 1899 - 1902
MALAYA 1948 - 1960
KOREA 1950 - 1953
BORNEO 1962 - 1966
And All Peace-Keepers

Source: MA,SKP
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