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A monument commemorates those who died in service or were killed in World War One. It was unveiled by the Governor, Lord Stradbroke, on the 3rd March 1924, and was originally erected in Grant Street but was moved to Leckie Park in 1954 to combine with the Second World War Memorial.
Monument characteristics :
The monument consists of a statue of a World War One soldier with arms reversed, left foot forward, on a bluestone pedestal on a circular concrete base. The statue and plaques on the memorial are painted in a copper metallic paint
|Address:||Paynes Avenue, Leckie Park, Alexandra, 3714|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.188694|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Monument Designer:||Margaret Baskerville|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Monday 3rd March, 1924|
Erected by the residents in the Shire of Alexandra in memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in the Great War 1914 - 1918
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