Yarrawonga State School War MemorialPrint Page
A monument commemorates those who have served in various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.
Monument characteristics :
Slate tiled obelisk.
|Address:||Piper & Tom Streets, School grounds, Yarrawonga, 3730|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.016667|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:||1921|
In memory of old scholars who fell in the Great War.
1914 - 1918.
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Soon after the conclusion of the First World War, sixteen Tamarisk trees were planted in memory of the sixteen servicement who did not return. The Tamarisk is a native of the areas inwhich these men served.
The original memorial was constructed neared the school building in 1921 and was re-sited in 1995 when a W. W. II plaque was added.
Australia Remembers 1945 - 1995.
The children of this school will always remember the sacrifice made by the men and women who served our nation in times of war.
Lest We Forget.