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23-April-2015
23-April-2015

Photographs supplied by Father Ted Doncaster : West Australian Church News / Kevin Buckland

A monument commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action in World Wars One and Two.

Monument characteristics :

A granite obelisk surmounted on several granite plinths with the main inscription of polished granite with gold inlay.  East, west and south sides of the obelisk bear marble plaques recording names of the fallen.  Fluted metal bollards stand at four corners with a chain connecting them to form an enclosure.

His Grace the Archbishop of Perth dedicated and unveiled the district memorial to fallen soldiers at Mundaring on the 6th May 1923.  317 men enlisted from the district of which around 45 paid the supreme sacrifice.
The West Australian (Perth), 10th May 1923

Location

Address:Great Eastern Highway & Nichol Street, Mundaring, 6073
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.901812
Long: 116.166307
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 6th May, 1923
Front Inscription

IN MEMORY OF THE GLORIOUS DEAD
         1914 - 1918
          1939 -1945 
GREENMOUNT ROAD DISTRICT 

         (NAMES)

Left Side Inscription

(NAMES)

Back Inscription

(NAMES)

Right Side Inscription

(NAMES)

Source: MA,WMR
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