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El Arish War Memorial Inscription : 2009
El Arish War Memorial Inscription : 2009

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El Arish War Memorial commemorates Australian servicemen and women who have paid the supreme sacrifice in all wars and conflicts.

The Chairman of the Johnstone Shire Council (Cr. C. J. Duffin) advises that he has accepted an invitation from the El Arish Cenotaph committee to attend the ceremony of the unveiling of the cenotaph in that town which will be performed by Colonel Cummings (Cairns) at 1.30 pm. next Saturday.
Cairns Post (Qld), 13 September 1947.

Location

Address:Monash Street, El Arish, 4855
State:QLD
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -17.806332
Long: 146.004821
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 20th September, 1947
Front Inscription

           Lest
              We
             Forget

            TO
THOSE WHO PAID
THE SUPREME SACRIFICE
 

AT THE GOING DOWN
      OF THE SUN
AND IN THE MORNING
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM 

Source: MIV,QWMR, MA
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