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The Auburn Memorial Gates were originally erected to commemorate three soldiers who died in service or were killed in action in World War Two.

A plaque was added at a later date to commemorate those who served in the Korean and Vietnam Wars, and the Malayan and Borneo campaigns.

The  Annual Anzac Service was held on Sunday, May 1st, in the Institute. The Chairman of the District Council (Mr. H. Walton) presided, and the address was most ably given by the Rev. Cook (Baptist) of Clare.  After the service an adjournment was made to the monument, where wreaths were placed in honor of fallen soldiers in World War 1, after which the crowd moved to the newly erected gates as a Memorial to the three fallen soldiers from Auburn in World War 11. The president of the local branch of the R.S.L. (Mr.E. H. P. Whitehead) had charge of the proceedings, and asked Mr. Fred Standish of Clare, a returned soldier of World War II, and District Commissioner, to unveil the gates.
Northern Argus (Clare), 5th May 1949



Address:King Street, Centenary Park, Auburn, 5451
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.025499
Long: 138.686038
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Gates
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 1st May, 1949
Left Side Inscription

1939 - 1945

At The Going Down Of The Sun
And In The Morning
We Will Remember Them

In Recognition Of All Who Served
             In The

Korean, Malayan, Borneo
South Vietnam Campaigns

Right Side Inscription

1939 - 1945
[ Names ]

Source: MA,TOH
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