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The Ceres Memorial Gates were unveiled on the 9th June 1937 by the Acting Premier, Mr Old. The gates were erected by residents of the district in memory of the soldiers who served in World War One and the district pioneers.
A large gathering of residents of the Barrabool Hills district and old residents took part in the unveiling of the memorial gates to the Ceres reserve on Wednesday, 9th June 1937. The ceremony was performed by the Acting Premier, Mr Old who was welcomed to Ceres by the president of the Barrabool Shire Council, Councillor J. W.White. On one of the pillars to the gates is an inscription in memory of the pioneers of the district and the inscription on the other pillar is in memory of the district soldiers who served in the Great War.
The Argus (Melbourne), 12th June 1937.
|Address:||Cochranes Road, Ceres Reserve, Ceres, 3221|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.171861|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 9th June, 1937|
ERECTED IN THE YEAR 1937 AS A TRIBUTE TO THE PIONEERS OF THIS DISTRICT
IN MEMORY OF THE SOLDIERS WHO FOUGHT IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918