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A monument commemorates those from Mordialloc district who died in service or were killed in action during World War One. Originally containing a flagstaff, the memorial now features a granite cross.

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
Long: 145.086672
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 30th November, 1919
Front Inscription

Australian Commonwealth
Military Forces

       To The
Glory Of God
   And To The
Imperishable Memory Of The
Soldiers Of This District Who
Voluntarily Gave Their Lives
King & Country In
The Great War.

1914 - 19
[ Names ]

Source: MA
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