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Kirup War Memorial was originally built to honour those residents of the town and surrounds who served in World War One. The names of those who served in World War Two were added to the memorial at a later date.

On 11 July 1920 , Mr A. A. Wilson, M.L.A., unveiled the local roll of honour in the form of a beautifully proportioned obelisk in brick and marble in front of a crowd of about 200 people.
Western Mail, 22 July 1920.

Location

Address:South West Highway, Kirup RSL Park , Kirup, 6251
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.707708
Long: 115.893227
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Link:http://www.anzac.dpc.wa.gov.au/

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 11th July, 1920
Front Inscription

Lest We Forget. 
The Gallant Boys
Who Gave Their Service
For KING and EMPIRE
In The GREAT WAR 
1914 - 1919.   
To Commemorate The Heroes of Kirup District.
(names)

Back Inscription

                  LEST WE FORGET
                      A TRIBUTE
BY THE CITIZENS OF KIRUP TO THOSE
WHO SERVED IN THE SECOND WORLD WAR
                     1939 -1945

NAVY
(NAME)
ARMY
(NAMES)
A.W.A.S.
(NAMES)
R.A.A.F
(NAMES)
W.A.A.F.

(NAMES)

 

Source: WMR, HWA, MA
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