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The Collingwood Sailors' and Soldiers' Memorial Hall was erected to commemorate those from Collingwood who enlisted for service in World War One. It was unveiled by Brigadier General R. Smith. 

Location

Address:152 Hoddle Street, Abbotsford, 3067
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.80281
Long: 144.992775
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Monument Designer:B. W. Tapner
Monument Manufacturer:A. Ansalde

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 29th June, 1924
Front Inscription

Collingwood Sailors` & Soldiers` Memorial Hall

AD . 1924 

Left Side Inscription

This foundation stone was laid by Brigadier General R. Smith C.M.G., D.S.O. In honor of those who enlisted from Collingwood and to the memory of those who died in defence of the Empire and the Commonwealth

1st December 1923.

B. W. Tapner Architect   

Right Side Inscription

This memorial hall was erected by the citizens of Collingwood in memory of the brave men who gave their lives for their country in the Great War 1914 - 1918

This stone was laid by Lieut. W. Ruthven V.C.

1st December 1923.

A. Ansalde  Builder

Source: MA,RSLV, SKP
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