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04-July-2013
04-July-2013

Photographs supplied by Adrian Willoughby
Commemorates 89 servicemen who served, died or were killed in World War One.  The front of the monument commemorates the returned servicemen and the reverse those who died or were killed.
 
Monument characteristics :
 
The monument is a 6 segmented granite tapered obelisk set upon a granite plinth and two rough granite steps.

Location

Address:282 Warrigal Road, Burwood Reserve, Glen Iris, 3146
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.854419
Long: 145.094738
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

Front Inscription

Australian Imperial Force

IN ETERNAL GRATITUDE TO THE BRAVE MEN OF THIS DISTRICT WHO FOUGHT FOR US IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918

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Back Inscription

Australian Imperial Force

IN TENDER MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED FOR US. THE MOST THAT I COULD GIVE

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THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD AS WE WHO ARE LEFT GROW OLD. AGE SHALL NOT WEARY THEM NOR THE YEARS CONDEMN. AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING. WE SHALL REMEMBER THEM

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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