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06-August-2017
06-August-2017

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The Kirup War Memorial was originally built to commemorate 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 ]

Left Side Inscription
[ 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.R.A.A.F.
​[ Names ]

 

Source: MA,WMR,HWA
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