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07-October-2018
07-October-2018

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The foundation stone of the RSL building commemortes those who died in service or were killed in action in World War One, Worl War Two and the Korean War.

Members of West Heidelberg sub - branch of the R.S.L. will soon meet in a modern memorial hall. A contract has been let for erection of the hall in Bell st., opposite the Repatriation Hospital. It will be built in brick for about £12,000. There will be a large hall on the ground, floor, and the upper floor will contain recreation rooms for members. The foundation-stone will be laid by Major General Selwyn Porter on October 30 at 3 p.m. The architect Is Mr. J. K. Holwell, and the builder J. R. and G. Hooper Pty. Ltd.
Argus (Melbourne), 22 October 1954. 

Location

Address:180 Bell Street , West Heidelberg RSL, Heidelberg Heights, 3081
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.752336
Long: 145.049492
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Link:http://vhd.heritage.vic.gov.au/vhd/…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 30th October, 1954
Front Inscription

This stone was laid by Major-General Selwyn H. Porter C.B.E., D.S.O., E.D., on 30 October 1954

In memory of the fallen

1914 - 18   1939 - 45   &   Korea

" Lest We Forget." 

Source: VWHI, MA
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