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Moorabbin World War One Memorial : 19-September-2012
Moorabbin World War One Memorial : 19-September-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A monument commemorates those from the Shire of Moorabbin who served and who died in World War One.

Monument characteristics :

The Memorial consists of two broken stone pillars and inset stone cross formerly located in the native garden setting of Cheltenham Park.  It was relocated to the memorial precinct at the rear of the Cheltenham Moorabbin RSL in 2000. 

Location

Address:Centre Dandenong Road, Memorial Precinct, Cheltenham Moorabbin RSL, Cheltenham, 3192
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.968847
Long: 145.089432
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

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1925
Front Inscription

( Centre Plaque between pillars)

The memorial re-location
is supported by the Commonwealth.  
Officially opened 16. 4. 2000 by
The Hon. Simon Crean M.P.
Federal Member for Hotham.  
His Worship the Mayor
Arthur Anthanasopoulos  
Ward Councillor
Mr Ron Brownless
Member for Mordialloc
Mr Geoff Leigh M.P.  
Dedicated by the Rev Father Frank Martin.

President : Mr.D. O`Connor
Hon Secretary : Mr N Vitzdamm-Jones
Hon Treasurer : Mr J. Parker
RSL Committee : Mr P. Hutchinson, Mr J. Walsh, Mr J. Hale, Mr K Regan, Mr R, Rippon

 

Left Side Inscription

[ Names ]

Lest We Forget

In Memory Of
Our Boys
Who Fell In The

Great War 1914 - 19.

Right Side Inscription

 [ Names ]

Lest We Forget

   Erected By
The Residents Of
  The Shire
       Of
  Moorabbin

Source: MA,RSLV,VMR,SKP
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