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A monument commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

The new monument was unveiled by RSL state president Major-General David McLachlan AO on the 3rd November 2012. Jung craftsman Murray Shanaughan made the war memorial sculpture.

Thirty-nine Jung men enlisted in the Second World War and one, Leslie Ruwoldt, was killed in action as a member of the 39th Battalion in New Guinea in 1942.


Address:Jung North Road & Main Street, Peppercorn Park , Jung , 3399
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.607725
Long: 142.369848
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Monument Designer:Murray Shaunaghan (Jung, VIC)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 3rd November, 2012
Front Inscription

Lest We Forget

Jung & District Cenotaph and Memorial

In remembrance of our men and women who have served Australia in times of conflict

Dedicated by Father Mike Pullar, MBE, R.A.A.F. (Ret) 
In presence of the Hon Hugh Delanhunty Minister for Veterans Affairs

3rd November 2012


Left Side Inscription

World War II  1939 - 1945

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Vietnam 1962 - 1975

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Right Side Inscription

Jung community members who served in response to Australia's call

World War I  1914 - 1918

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This stone consolidates Jung Memorial Honour Roll

Unveiled by the Hon Hugh Delahunty, MP Member for Lowan 
Victorian Minister for Veterans Affairs|
1st November, 2013

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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