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Sailors and Soldiers Fathers Association Monument : 08-April-2013
Sailors and Soldiers Fathers Association Monument : 08-April-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A monument erected by the Hamilton Sailors and Soldiers Fathers Association commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action in World Wars One and Two. The memorial was originally erected in memory of those who lost their lives in World War One. 

The Hamilton branch of the Soldiers Fathers Association held a meeting recently, when the treasurer reported that, after paying the balance of the cost of the memorial erected at the cemetery, there was a credit of £4 12/.
The Age (Vic), 5 May 1924. 


Address:Coleraine Road, Cemetery, Hamilton, 3300
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.729274
Long: 142.004244
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1924
Front Inscription

Erected by the Hamilton Sailors
And Soldiers Fathers Association

To The Glory Of God, And In
Everlasting Remembrance Of The District
Members Of The A.I.F. Who Gave Their Lives
In The Great War, 1914 - 1918.  

"Greater Love Hath No Man Than This,
That A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friends."

Also In Honoured Remembrance
Of Those Parents Whose Sons Enlisted
From This District.  

"Their Name Liveth For Evermore." 

And In Remembrance Of Those
Who Gave Their Lives In
World War II. 1939 - 1945

Source: MA
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