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Meeniyan War Memorial commemorates those from Meeniyan and District who lost their lives in World War One. The Meeniyan and Stony Creek Branch of the Returned Sailors', Soldiers', and Airman's Imperial League of Australia (RSSAILA) accepted a tender in August, 1922 to construct this Memorial for £360, and it was unveiled on 1 May 1923.
Monument characteristics :
Monument consists of a broken column as a cenotaph set on a large square base raised up in a railed paved enclosure
|Address:||Whitelaw Street, Meeniyan, 3956|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -38.577925|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 1st May, 1923|
In memory of the brave men of this district who fell during the Great War 1914 - 1919 [Names]
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The broken column on this cenotaph symbolises the broken lives of the youth of this district who fell in World War I. This cenotaph area has been adopted by the Meeniyan sub-branch RSL as a place to remember and honour those who served in World War II, Vietnam and other war zones.
" Lest We Forget"