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Tuesday, March 29, was an eventful day in the history of Lucindale, being the occasion of the opening of the park and the unveiling of the monument erected thereon to perpetuate the memory of the brave lads who went from the Lucindale district to fight for the Empire in the great war, and made the supreme sacrifice. The monument is composed of Angaston marble, the base of which is 6 ft. square. There are two tiers above the base, and they are surmounted by a pedestal. The height of the monument is 16 ft. On it is an inscription in black lettering of the names of those who fell in the war.
Mr. V. G Petherick MP formally unveiled the monument, which was covered with the Union Jack, by loosing a ribbon, and said that on behalf of the people of Lucindale he unveiled the monument to the glorious dead.
The Narracoorte Herald (SA), 8 April 1921.
|Address:||Centenary Avenue, Lucindale, 5272|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -36.971627|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 29th March, 1921|
The Great War 1914 - 1919.
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The above brave made the supreme sacrifice.
This monument was erected by the residents of the District of Lucindale in memory of the brave, who fell in the Great War.
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends
"Lest we forget."
1962 - 1972
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This flagpole was generously funded by Mayor Ken Grundy of Naracoorte Lucindale Council and the ANZAC Day Commemoration Council
Installed by the Lucindale RSL Sub-Branch
The Lucindale RSL Sub-branch gratefully acknowledge the valuable contribution of the Lucindale busiensses and community members in establishing these Memorial Gardens