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At Mordialloc in the presence of a large and representative gathering Brigadier General C. H. Brand, State commandant, on Sunday afternoon unveiled a memorial obelisk and flagstaff erected to the memory of the soldiers of the district who fell in the war.
Mr. J A Boyd remarked that those whom they honoured had preserved the liberty and the heritage of Australia. The Rev. A. M. S. Wilson representing the churches of Mordialloc, expressed a hope that Australia would see to it that her fallen had not died in vain. Mr. A. E. Phillips, president of the Mordialloc branch of the Returned Sailors and Soldiers Imperial League of Australia returned thanks on behalf of his comrades to the trust and committee of the memorial fund.
Upon the base of the memorial is inscribed the names of l8 men of the district who gave their lives.
The Argus (Melbourne), 2 December 1919.
|Address:||Nepean Highway, Mordialloc, 3195|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.00678|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 30th November, 1919|
Australian Commonwealth Military Forces
To the glory of God and to the imperishable memory of the soldiers of the district who voluntarily gave their lives for King & Country in the Great War.
1914 - 19
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