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19-August-2015
19-August-2015

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

Mingenew War Memorial is a large granite rock memorial on a four-tiered brick base commemorating those from Mingenew who served in both World Wars and subsequent conflicts.

Location

Address:Entrance Drive, Mingenew Recreation Centre and Sports Ground, Mingenew, 6522
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.195195
Long: 115.444297
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 25th April, 2002
Front Inscription

LEST WE FORGET

IN REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE WHO SERVED 
IN THE TWO WORLD WARS 
1914-1918 AND 1939-1945
ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE OF MINGENEW
                     1973
        Plaque relocated in April 2002. 

(left Plaque)
                 "LEST WE FORGET"
IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN OF TWO WORLD WARS

                  1914-1918
                   (Names)
                  1939 -1945
                   (Names)

(right plaque)

+IN REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE +
WHO SERVED IN THE CONFLICTS

KOREA     1950 -1953
MALAYA   1948 -1960
BORNEO  1963-1966
VIETNAM  1962-1973
"LEST WE FORGET" 

THIS MEMORIAL ERECTED BY
DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS, R & SL.,
MINGENEW SHIRE COUNCIL, MINGENEW COMMUNITY
YANDANOOKA CWA AND MINGENEW CWA
                                         25 APRIL 2002

Back Inscription

Plaque :
IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE
MEN, WOMEN AND CHILDREN
WHO LOST THEIR LIVES
HELPING THOSE
FIGHTING FOR THEIR COUNTRY
"LEST WE FORGET"

Plaque: 
IN REMEMBRANCE OF
ALL THOSE WHO SERVED 
AT HOME AND OVERSEAS 
"LEST WE FORGET"

Source: WMR, SKP, MA
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