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Fitzroy Loggia : 07-November-2011
Fitzroy Loggia : 07-November-2011

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Lorne Lewis

Greek-style wooden structure in the form of a pergola erected by cricket, football, bowling, baseball and tennis clubs to honour members who died in World War One. The names of the fallen were originally engraved on bronze tablet s around the pillars. The unveiling was performed by Brigadier-General Lloyd who replaced Brigadier-General Elliott who was unable to attend due to illness. Brigadier-General Elliott's brother was listed on the memorial as one of the fallen. Fitzroy City Press, 13 December 1919.

Location

Address:Brunswick Street, Edinburgh Gardens, Fitzroy North, 3068
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.788125
Long: 144.980782
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:Mr Twentyman (architect)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:1918
Front Inscription

"This memorial has been created by the Fitzroy cricket, football, bowling, baseball and tennis clubs to perpetuate the memory of members who fell in the Great War 1914-1919."

Source: MA,SKP, VWHI
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