Yarrawonga War MemorialPrint Page
A monument commemorates those who have served in the various conlficts that Australia has been involved in.
Monument characteristics :
Grey granite column on a granite plinth on a two-stepped base. On top is a marble female figure of "Remembrance" holding a wreath and at the southern base of the column there is a marble statue of a World War One soldier. Beneath the female figure is a shield engraved with images of agriculture and prosperity: a sheep, ship, a wheat sheaf and a crossed pick and shovel.
|Address:||Belmore & Piper Streets, Yarrawonga, 3730|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.011081|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||S. Talochino & Son (Benalla VIC)|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 11th November, 1927|
BOER WAR 1899 - 1902. Plaque to honour the fallen in the Boer War. Donated by Yarrawonga Mulwala RSL to commemorate the centenary of the declaration of the Boer War 11-10-1899 (Names)
Unveiled by Mr Ken Jasper MLA Member for Murray Valley 8-10-1999 LEST WE FORGET
WORLD WAR II 1939 - 45
IN MEMORIAM (Names)
TO OUR BRAVE HEROES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING, COUNTRY AND EMPIRE IN THE GREAT WORLD WAR 1914 - 1919
`GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS`
Australia Remembers 1945 - 1995.
IN HONOUR OF THE MEN & WOMEN WHO SERVED AUSTRALIA IN TIME OF CONFLICT DURING WORLD WAR II.
LEST WE FORGET (Names)