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07-July-2017
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A hall commemorates those who served in World War One. The hall was opened on the 5th September 1922. 

The Earl of Stradbroke will lay the foundation stone of the Richmond Sailors and Soldiers' Memorial Hall, at the corner of Church and Charlotte streets, at 3 p.m. on Saturday. His Excellency will be met by a guard of honor formed from cadets from the Gipps street Drill Hall, and by 200 district boy scouts. He will be presented with a silver trowel (given by Mr J. B. Molyneux) by Mr H. F. Crisp, president of the Richmond branch of the Returned Sailors and Soldiers' Imperial League of Australia. Addresses will be given by the Governor, Brigadier-General Elliott. Mr Scullin, M.H.R., and Mr Cotter, M.L.A.
The Herald (Melbourne), 7 March 1922. 

Location

Address:401 Church Street (cnr Charlotte Street) , Richmond, 3121
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.824873
Long: 144.998158
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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 11th March, 1922
Front Inscription

1922

RICHMOND R. S. L.

Plaque :

THIS MEMORIAL HALL
   WAS ERECTED
TO COMMEMORATE THOSE WHO
SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 
     1914 - 1919.
   "LEST WE FORGET"

THIS FOUNDATION STONE WAS LAID
BY HIS EXCELLENCY
THE GOVERNOR OF VICTORIA
THE EARL OF STRADBROKE
ON 11th MARCH 1922. 

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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