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A monument commemorates those who served in World War One.

The monument commemorates the 64 Australians who received the Victoria Cross during World War One, including Winchelsea’s Albert Jacka.   The Victoria Cross is the highest award for acts of bravery in wartime.   Funding was received through the Anzac Centenary Grants Program. 


Address:Princes Highway & Palmer Street, Winchelsea , 3241
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.242799
Long: 143.990327
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


Front Inscription
In memory of the men & women of Winchelsea and District who served in WW1  1914 - 18
Left Side Inscription

The gallant Winchelsea and District soldiers of the 14th Battalion

Jacka`s Mob

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In memory of Captain Albert Jacka V.C. M.C. & bar

D Company, 14th Battalion, 4th Brigade, 1st Divisiion A.I.F.

The first Australian Victoria Cross recipent WW1 1914 - 1918

For most conspicuous bravery of the night of 19 - 20 May 1915 at Courtney`s Post, Gallipoli Peninsula

Right Side Inscription

WW1 Australian Victoria Cross recipients

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Inscription in Proximity

Winchelsea World War I Memorial

Support for this project has been provided by the Victorian Government, Victorian Veterans` Council, Department of Veterans` Affairs and Surf Coast Shire

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