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White rendered obelisk with a Celtic cross mounted on the top commemorates the fallen in World War One, World War Two, Malaya, Korea, Borneo and Vietnam.

The memorial originally erected to commemorate the fallen soldiers of World War One was unveiled by the Governor of Western Australia, Sir William Campion on the 30th November 1924. The memorial was erected by public subscription and the funds were raised by various means including a "Prize Packet" day where supervised schoolchildren sold lucky envelopes.
The Daily News (Perth) 13th November 1922, Western Mail (Perth), 4th December 1924

Location

Address:Queens & Clifton Crescents, Mount Lawley, 6050
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.930255
Long: 115.870781
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Designer:Eales & Cohen
Monument Manufacturer:Wales & Gillies

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 30th November, 1924
Front Inscription

IN GRATEFUL MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR OUR FREEDOM

THE FIRST WORLD WAR
        1914 -1918

THE SECOND WORLD WAR
        1939 - 1945

MALAYA - 1948 - 1960  KOREA  — 1950-1953
BORNEO - 1962 -1966 VIETNAM - 1962-1972

 

Source: MA,WMR,HWA
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