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15-March-2017
15-March-2017

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A soldier sculpture commemorates those from Rutherglen and surrounding districts who died in service or were killed in action in World War One. 

Funding for the sculpture was received through the Anzac Centenary Grants Program. 

Location

Address:Murray Street, Memorial Gardens, Rutherglen, 3685
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.054524
Long: 146.458184
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Link:http://www.dva.gov.au/consultation-…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 18th February, 2017
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ANZAC

This statue us dedicated to those veterans of Rutherglen and surrounding districts who paid the supreme sacrifice during the Great War 1914 - 1918 and was unveiled in Saturday 18th February 2017 by the Hon Dr Brendan Nelson A.O, Director of the Australian War Memorial, to coincide with both the Centenary of ANZAC commemorations and 100 yeras of service to the local community by the dedicated members of the Rutherglen RSL Sub Branch (1917 - 2017)

Source: MA,DVA
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