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06-December-2014
06-December-2014

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The hall was built to commemorate those who served in World War One.

Brigadier General Elliott performed the ceremony of the laying of the foundation stone of the Returned Sailors and Soldiers' Memorial Institute, at Oakleigh, on Saturday, and formally declared the hall open. Addresses were given by Mr Francis, M.H.R., Mr Merrett, M.L.C., and Councillor H. H. Brine, and Mr W. Stewart, president of the institute committee. 
The Argus (Melbourne), 1 May 1922.

Location

Address:95- 97 Drummond Street, Oakleigh-Carnegie RSL Club, Oakleigh, 3166
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.897044
Long: 145.090015
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:H. D. Berry

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 29th April, 1922
Front Inscription

MEMORIAL
    HALL
R.S.S.A.I.L.A.

    1922

 

Right Side Inscription
Memorial Stone Laid By 
Senator Brig-Gen. H. E. Elliott 
CB. CMG. DSO. DCM. 
          On 
Saturday 29th April 1922.
H.D. Berry A.R.V.I.A. Architect
Source: MA,RSLV, SKP
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