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Heritage Bell Tower : 6-March-2012
Heritage Bell Tower : 6-March-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Bell tower commemorates the relationship between military veterans and the Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital that commenced in 1941 when it was known as the 115th Heidelberg Military Hospital. The bell was donated by Noel Sanderson in 2008 in memory of all those who have served. 

Location

Address:300 Waterdale Road, Repatriation Hospital, Remembrance Garden, Heidelberg, 3081
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.755725
Long: 145.047069
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Actual Event STart Date:13-March-1941

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 22nd May, 2009
Front Inscription

Plaque 1 :

Heritage Bell Tower

This tower was made possible by the generosity of
the Department of Veteran Affairs
           And
the TPI Social Bowling Club.  

It is symbolic of lasting relationships :
Department of Veterans Affairs 1947 - 1994  
TPI Social Bowling Club 1980 - 2005
                   Also
The tower stands as a reminder of the veteran heritage of
Heidelberg Repatriation Hospital
that commenced on 13 March 1941
when it was known as the 115th Heidelberg Military Hospital.

Unveiled by
the Hon. Alan Griffin MP
Minister for Veterans` Affairs
22 May 2009

Plaque 2 :

Heritage Bell

Donated By
Noel Sanderson 
Vietnam Veteran
Royal Australian Navy R65660.

In Memory Of All Who Have Served.
15 August 2008

 

Source: MA
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