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11-August-2015
11-August-2015

Photographs supplied by Margaret Summerton / Graeme Saunders / Sandra Brown

A monument commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action during World War One. The memorial was renovated and new interpretive signage installed in 2015 with funding from the Australian Government’s Anzac Centenary Local Grants Program.

Monument characteristics :

A concrete obelisk with render made from local clay and lime-based mortar.

Location

Address:Eltham & Yarra Glen Roads, Memorial Park, Christmas Hills, 3775
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.650891
Long: 145.317583
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
Monument Designer:C.D.Irvine (architect & builder)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 10th December, 1921
Front Inscription

In Memory Of The Men
Of Christmas Hills
Who Laid Down Their Lives
For King And Country
In The Great War 1914 - 1919
"Greater Love Hath No Man."

Inscription in Proximity

CHRISTMAS HILLS MEMORIAL 
The Christmas Hills Memorial  was built in honour 
of those who died in the First World War 1914 -18. 

It was organised by the Christmas Hills Memorial Committee and funded by donations from the local community. Stanley Melbourne Bruce unveiled the memorial on 10 December 1921.

Christmas Hills and District Honour Roll 
World War 1 1914 -18
Lest we forget
[Names] 

SACRIFICE AND LOSS 



 

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