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08-August-2017
08-August-2017

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

The memorial is a three tiered concrete plinth with a fixed plaque on the second tier and a list of names depicted on two sides of the top tier. A stone obelisk is situated on top of the plinth.

The War Memorial was originally erected in memory of those who served in the Great War. The memorial was unveiled by Lieutenant Colonel Brazier on the 25th April 1920. After the singing on the National Anthem, 19 wreaths were laid around the base of the obelisk in memory of those who had paid the supreme sacrifice.
The Bunbury Herald and Blackwood Express , 7th May 1920.

Location

Address:Forrest Road, RSL Hall, Capel, 6271
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.556934
Long: 115.563172
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 25th April, 1920
Front Inscription

Plaque :

[ Names ]

In memory of those who paid the supreme sacrifice in the Second World War

1939 - 1945

Plaque :

Erected by the residents of Capel and Districts in honour of those who served in the
Great War
World War II
Korea
Vietnam

And all other conflicts. 

"Their names liveth for evermore"

Plaque donated by the Shire of Capel 2002

Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Source: WMR, MA
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