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Memorial commemorates those who served in various conflicts in which Australia has been involved. The memorial which lists 17 names was originally erected to commemorate the fallen of World War One.
Monument characteristics :
Basalt plinth mounted on a three step pyramid. On the top of the plinth is a sculpture of a soldier resting on his reversed rifle.
The erection of the Fallen Soldiers' Memorial was practically completed on Saturday, all ready for the unveiling. The secretary (Mr. Stanfleld) states that, unfortunately, Major Hawley will be unable to be present to unveil the memorial, as he is too ill, which all very much regret.
Examiner (Launceston), 29th October 1920.
|Address:||Midland Highway, Perth, 7300|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -41.575114|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 30th October, 1920|
"Lest We Forget".
Erected by the people of Perth in remembrance of the valiant men who gave their lives in the War 1914 - 1919
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Unveiled by Capt J. Newland V.C. 30th Oct. 1920
Note : the “Tasmanian War Memorials Data Base” , compiled by Fred Thornett which is located at the State Library of Tasmania, contains a comprehensive listing of the names on this monument.
In memory of Pte A Button Pte J. Butler South African War 1899
Lest We Forget World War II 1939 - 1945
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Gallipoli Egypt France Mesopotamia