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17-August-2015
17-August-2015

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

The Northampton War Memorial was originally erected to commemorate those from the district who enlisted and those who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.  It now also commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action in World War Two and the Vietnam War.

The Northampton War Memorial was formally dedicated in 1934 by the Reverend C. G.Tiller , Reverend of Northampton and unveiled by Senator H.B. Collett ( Past President of The Returned Soldiers League in Western Australia). After the unveiling the hymn, "Lead Kindly Light " was sung.
Geraldton Guardian and Express (WA), 31st May 1934

Location

Address:Hampton Road & Essex Street, Northampton, 6535
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.347816
Long: 114.631123
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:Sunday 27th May, 1934
Front Inscription

THE FALLEN
(Names)
 

Left Side Inscription

THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919

Land Of Our Birth, Our Faith, Our Pride 
For Whose Dear Sake, Our Fathers Died
O Motherland We Pledge To Thee Head, Heart And Hand,
Through The Years To Be

Back Inscription

ERECTED BY THE RESIDENTS OF THE NORTHAMPTON DISTRICT

VIETNAM 1962-1972
(Names)

Right Side Inscription
THE FALLEN
1939 -1945 WAR 
(Names)
Source: SKP, WMR, MA
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