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Castlemaine Primary School War Memorial : 28-May-2011
Castlemaine Primary School War Memorial : 28-May-2011

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

A monument commemorates ex-pupils who served in World Wars One and Two. The memorial was originally unveiled in memory of those who served in World War One. 

An obelisk erected to perpetuate the memory of old scholars of the Castlemaine State School who enlisted in the war,  was unveiled by the Premier (Mr. Lawson), on Thursday in the presence of the scholars of the school and a large and representative gathering of citizens. 
Age (Melbourne), 13 May 1921.

Location

Address:Mostyn & Urquhart Streets, Castlemaine Primary School, Castlemaine, 3450
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.066372
Long: 144.222164
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 12th May, 1921
Front Inscription

In Honour
Of The Pupils
Of This School
Who Served The
Empire In The
Great War
1914 - 1919

Their Name
Liveth For
Evermore

    Also
World War II
1939 - 1945

Left Side Inscription

For
Empire

Back Inscription

For
Home

Right Side Inscription

For
King

Source: MA,SKP
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