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03-March-2018
03-March-2018

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The monument commemorates those who enlisted in World War One and those who have died in service or been killed in action in the subsequent conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

The Nannup War Memorial was originally erected to commemorate those who enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force during World War One. The foundation stone was laid by Mrs Kidd on the 24th November 1917. The memorial was unveiled by His Excellency the Governor of Western Australia, Sir William Ellison-Macartney in January 1918. The memorial of Donnybrook stone was engraved with the names of nearly 200 men from the district who had enlisted.
Bunbury Herald, 22nd December 1917, Western Mail (Perth), 15th February 1918.


 

Location

Address:Warren Road & Forest Street, Nannup, 6275
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.977637
Long: 115.764616
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:Saturday 12th January, 1918
Front Inscription

For King and Country  

[ Names ]

1914  1918 

Lest We Forget

Plaque :

This stone was laid by Mrs. M. Kidd. as President for the Ladies Committee Roll of Honour

24th November-1917.

Left Side Inscription

For King and Country  

[ Names ]

Back Inscription

In memory of those who gave their lives

Second World War 1939 - 1945
Korea 1950 - 1953
Malaya 1948 - 1960
Borneo 1962 - 1966
Vietnam 1962 - 1972

Lest We Forget

Right Side Inscription

For King and Country  

[ Names ]

Source: WMR, MA
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