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07-January-2015
07-January-2015

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin

A monument commemorates those who have served in various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

Monument characteristics :

Slate tiled obelisk.

Location

Address:Piper & Tom Streets, School grounds, Yarrawonga, 3730
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.016667
Long: 146.004722
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1921
Front Inscription

In memory of old scholars who fell in the Great War.
1914 - 1918.

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Plaque :

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.

Back Inscription

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.

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP,VWHI
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