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06-August-2017 (Neil Follett)
06-August-2017 (Neil Follett)

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders / Roger Johnson / Neil Follett

The War Memorial commemorates Aboriginal men and women of South West Victoria who have served their country since World War One. The Memorial is Victoria's first public war memorial to commemorate Aboriginal people. 

Location

Address:Merri Street, Cannon Hill, next to War memorial roundabout, Warrnambool, 3260
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.387631
Long: 142.481436
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 1st November, 2010
Front Inscription

This Memorial Is Dedicated To All Aboriginal Men
And Women From South West Victoria Who Served
Their Country Proudly Along With Fellow
Australians Since World War 1.

We Say Thanks To Those Who Made
The Supreme Sacrifice.

Wuwuurk

Left Side Inscription

Plaque :

In memory of Uncle Henry
that laid the wreath on
the 1st November 2010

We thank you

Right Side Inscription

Plaque :

In memory of
Auntie Maisey Rose Clarke
Who unveiled the plaque

1st November 2010

We thank you

Plaque :

Dedicated to our people
from the Southwest along
with fellow Australian`s
who served in all wars.

 

Source: MA
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