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Yarrawonga War Memorial : 22-July-2012
Yarrawonga War Memorial : 22-July-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

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.

Location

Address:Belmore & Piper Streets, Yarrawonga, 3730
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.011081
Long: 146.004494
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Designer:S. Talochino & Son (Benalla VIC)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 11th November, 1927
Front Inscription

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

Left Side Inscription

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`

Right Side Inscription

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)

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP,VWHI
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