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23-November-2015
23-November-2015

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Sandra Brown

Commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts that Australia has been involved in.  Funds for the construction were raised by the "Welcome Home League", a group of Yarra Glen and District residents.

Monument characteristics :

Granite obelisk on a two stepped base on a concrete slab

Location

Address:Melba Highway & ANZAC Avenue, Memorial Hall, Yarra Glen, 3775
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.656992
Long: 145.374619
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 8th October, 1921
Front Inscription

THIS MONUMENT
IS ERECTED BY
THE CITIZENS OF
YARRA GLEN AND
DISTRICT UNDER
THE AUSPICES OF
WELCOME HOME LEAGUE
TO PERPETUATE THE
MEMORY OF THE
MEN WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES IN THE
GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919
WORLD WAR II 1939 - 45
MALAYA
BORNEO
KOREA
VIETNAM

THIS MONUMENT
WAS UNVEILED ON
8 OCTOBER 1921

Left Side Inscription

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Back Inscription

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Source: MA,RSLV,SKP,VWHI
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