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Derrinallum War Memorial : 04-July-2011
Derrinallum War Memorial : 04-July-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The Derrinallum and District War Memorial was unveiled by Major H.A.Currie and dedicated by Captain-Chaplain A.S.Nicholas on the 24th April 1932. The memorial was erected in memory of the soldiers of the district who fought in World War One. (Camperdown Chronicle, 30th April 1932)

The memorial also commemorates soldiers from World War Two and Post World War Two conflicts.

Location

Address:Hamilton Highway, Derrinallum, 3325
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.948175
Long: 143.222192
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 Manufacturer:Messrs Chas Wilcox & Co (colac)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 24th April, 1932
Front Inscription

Gallipoli

To our glorious dead 1914 - 18

Left Side Inscription

Egypt

Back Inscription

In memory of those from Derrinallum and Dsitrict who fell in the 1939 - 1945 war [ Names ]

 

Right Side Inscription

France 

To honor our fallen the wounded and those who suffered World War 2 - Korea - Malaysia - Borneo - Vietnam 

Lest We Forget

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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