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Photographs supplied by Father Ted Doncaster / Bryan Hardy

The stone cenotaph was originally erected to commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action in World War One. It now contains the names of those who died in service or were killed in action in World War Two, and includes a brass plaque, which was formerly located in the post office, erected in 1942 in honour of Jim Gordon VC.

The memorial was unveiled by the Governor, Sir Francis Newdegate on the 17th November 1920.
The Daily News (Perth) 16th November 1920.

Note : There has been a proposal to relocate this memorial to Granville Park near the site of the Anzac Centennial Wall of Remembrance.  


Address:Brockman & Weld Streets, Gingin, 6503
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.347265
Long: 115.904383
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 17th November, 1920
Front Inscription

Died on Service. 

[ Names ]

Lest We Forget. 

1914 ~ 1918

Left Side Inscription

[ Names ]


Back Inscription

Died on Service.  

[ Names ]

Lest We Forget.  

1939 ~ 1945

Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Source: MA,WMR
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