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30-November-2015
30-November-2015

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The Geraldton War Memorial was originally erected to the memory of those who died in the Great War. The memorial now commemorates subsequent wars and conflicts.

The official unveiling of the War Memorial and opening of Birdwood House were carried out on the 1 September 1935, by His Excellency Lieutenant-Governor, Sir James Mitchell and Mr A. Yeates, State President of the RSL, respectively.
The West Australian (Perth), 3rd September 1935.

Location

Address:Chapman Road & Forrest Street, Geraldton, 6530
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.771447
Long: 114.613024
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 1st September, 1935
Front Inscription

Lest We Forget 

To the memory of those who died in THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918

'Age shall not weary them, Nor the years condemn .

At the going down of the sun and in the morning

We will remember them '

 

Back Inscription

 WE WILL REMEMBER THEM

Dedicated to those who died in the cause of freedom in

WORLD WAR II 1939 - 1945

" Lest we Forget "

Right Side Inscription

 KOREA

1950 -1953

MALAYA

1948 - 1960

BORNEO

1962 - 1966

VIETNAM

1962 - 1972

Source: MA,SKP
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