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Brighton War Memorial : 24-September-2012
Brighton War Memorial : 24-September-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders / Sandra Brown

Commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts that Australia has been involved in.  It was originally constructed as a World War One memorial but has been augmented to commemorate other conflicts.

Monument characteristics :

The precinct consists of a sandstone obelisk, and behind it is a sandstone wall which lists the names of those commemorated.

Location

Address:Beach Road, Green Point, Brighton, 3186
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.925881
Long: 144.986547
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Monument Designer:Paul Montford
Monument Manufacturer:Irwin & Stephenson

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 24th April, 1927
Front Inscription

Erected in honour of those who fought in the Great War 1914 -1919

Ducit Amor Patria 

Service

Inscription in Proximity

Front

In Memoriam

[ Names ]

Lest We Forget 

Back 

History gave them a common fame.  Posterity a common monument.

 

Source: MA,VWHI
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