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12-June-2018 (Harry Frochter)
12-June-2018 (Harry Frochter)

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The Maylands War Memorial was originally erected to commemorate those from the district who died in service or were killed in action in World War One. A plaque has been added to the memorial to commemorate those who gave their lives in subsequent wars and conflicts.

The Maylands War Memorial was unveiled in October 1921 by the Governor Sir Francis Newdegate in front of a large crowd. The obelisk bears the names of 106 men who made the supreme sacrifice and the 12 most important battles in which Australian troops took part. 
The West Australian (Perth), 4th October 1921.

Location

Address:Guildford Road & Eighth Avenue, Maylands Town Hall Gardens, Maylands, 6051
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.930301
Long: 115.894673
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Designer:Messrs Wilson & Gray

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 2nd October, 1921
Front Inscription

Plaque:
In Memory Of 
Those Who Gave Their Lives
World War 11 1939 -1945
Korea             1950 -1953
Malaya           1948 -1950
Borneo           1962 - 1966
Vietnam          1962 - 1972


THEY WHOM THESE SCROLL
COMMEMORATE 
Are numbered among those who, at the call of King and country, left all that was dear to them, endured hardness, faced danger, and finally passed out of sight of men by the path of duty and self-sacrifice, giving up their lives that others may live in freedom let those who come after see to it that their names not be forgotten.

Erected By The Citizens Of Maylands.

1914

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