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19-April-2015 (Sandra Brown)
19-April-2015 (Sandra Brown)

Photographs supplied by Myles Dowling / Sandra Brown

The Alvie War Memorial was built by the residents of Alvie and Dreeite to commemorate those who served in World War One.  The memorial was unveiled by General Birdwood in March 1920. 

The Gaylord Brothers carted the stone to the top of  Red Rock using horse-drawn sledges.

Location

Address:Coragulac Hill Road, Alvie, 3249
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.248391
Long: 143.510444
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 24th March, 1920
Front Inscription

The Great War
1914 - 1918

Peace Memorial

Erected by the residents of Alvie and Dreeite in memory of the brave heroes who fell in the struggle and in honour of all who fought and served.

Died on service

In sacred memory

[ Names ]

 

Left Side Inscription

Fought and served

[ Names ]

 

Back Inscription

Fought and served

[ Names ]

Unveiled by General Birdwood
24th March 1920

Right Side Inscription

Fought and served

[ Names ]

Source: MA,RSLV, SKP
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