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The Kerang Memorial Municipal Chambers opened on 25th March 1927, and in the entrance porch are four bronze tablets commemorating the local residents who served in World War One. They include the names of 175 men who never returned home.
The Kerang Memorial Municipal Chambers were opened , the Memorial tablets and Honour Roll were unveiled by the Governor of Victoria ,Lord Somers , on the 25th March 1927. The Commemorative Stone was laid by the President of the Shire , Councillor Muir, who said the building was a tribute to the district’s soldiers. The buildings and furnishings had cost a little more than £10000. Later Lord Somers was entertained by a smoke social in the Fire Brigade Hall.
The Argus, Melbourne, 26th March 1927.
|Address:||Victoria Street, Kerang, 3579|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -35.734086|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Monument Designer:||A.C. Leith, M.C.E.|
|Monument Manufacturer:||J. C. Brockie & Sons|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 25th March, 1927|
THIS STONE WAS LAID BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE SHIRE OF KERANG CR ANDREW S. MUIR J.P. TO COMMEMORATE THE OPENING OF THESE MEMORIAL MUNICIPAL CHAMBERS 25TH MARCH 1927
THESE MEN LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR KING AND COUNTRY IN 1914 THE GREAT WAR 1919
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