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28-August-2013

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Commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

Location

Address:Memorial Drive, Sawyer Park, Horsham, 3400
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.722716
Long: 142.202313
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Manufacturer:J. R. Wilson
Link:http://vhd.heritage.vic.gov.au/vhd/…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 18th April, 2004
Front Inscription

Lest We Forget

Significant conflicts where Australians have been involved

1.   Boer War, South Africa 1899 - 1902
2.   Boxer Rebellion, China 1900
World War I 1914 - 1918
3.   Gallipoli, Turkey 1915
4.   France-Belgium 1916 - 1918
5.   Beersheba, Palestine 1917
6.   Indian Ocean Naval Actions 1914 - 1918
7.   Atlantic Ocean Naval Actions 1914 - 1918
World War II
8.   Naval Actions All Areas 1940 - 1945
9.   RAAF [Europe etc.] 1940 - 1945
10. Western Desert Campaign [ Tobruk etc.] 1941 - 1942
11. Greece & Crete 1941
12. Timor 1942
13. Malaya-Singapore 1942
14. Ambon 1942
Australia 1942
15. Darwin - 16. Broome
17. Townsville - 18. Sydney
19. New Guinea [Kokoda etc.] 1942 1945
20. Coral Sea Naval & Air Battles 1942
21. Tarakan Island 1945
22. Balikpapan Borneo 1945
23. Malaya Insurgency 1948 - 1960
24. Korea 1950 - 1953
25. Indonesia 1962 - 1966
26. Vietnam 1962 - 1971
27. Persian Gulf 1990
28. Bougainville PNG 1994
29. East Timor 1999 - 2003
30. Afghanistan 2002 -
31 Iraq 2003 - 2009

Plaque 1 :

Australia Remembers 1945 - 1995
In honour of the men and women who served Australia in time of conflict during World War II

Lest We Forget

Plaque 2 :

Presented to Horsham Rural City Council by the Victorian Vietnam Veterans Community in commemoration of the 40th anniversary of the Battle of Long Tan - 18th August 2006

Left Side Inscription

(Outer Pillar)

Boer War [ Names ]
[ Names ]
World War One

(Inner Pillar)

Korea [ Names]
Malaya Borneo [ Names ]
Vietnam [ Names ]
Bougainville [ Names ]
Iraq [ Names ]
East Timor [ Names ]
Afghanistan [ Names ]

Other Conflicts

Back Inscription

This memorial is dedicated by the Horsham and District community to honour and remember our men and women who served in the Australian Defence Forces to defend justice and peace in conflicts in which our nation has been invovled.

 

Right Side Inscription

(Outer Pillar)

[ Names ]  World War One 

(Inner Pillar)

[ Names ] World War Two

Inscription in Proximity

Horsham & District Cenotaph and War Memorial opened by John Forrest MP Federal Member for Mallee
Dedicated by Rev Neale Michael RFD Chaplain 
18th April 2004

Major Memorial contributors

Commonwealth of Australia
Horsham Returned and Services League
Horsham Rural City Council
Horsham Historical Society
Estate of late George Adams (Tattersalls)
Vietnam Veterans Assoication (Wimmera)
Public subscriptions

This memorial replaces a previous cenotaph located at the Memorial pool site, O`Callaghans Parade, Horsham

Stonemason - J. R. Wilson P/L

Source: MA,VWHI
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