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November 2013 (Nancy Alford)
November 2013 (Nancy Alford)

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford / Seymour R.S.L. Sub-Branch

The gates to the Seymour Memorial Hospital were erected to commemorate those who served in World War One.

The gates were originally unveiled in November 1927 after ten years of planning.  The Gates were built by returned soldiers at a cost of £412 and list many of those from the district who served in World War One.  

The gates were moved in 1959 to the entrance of the new hospital, and then again in 1996 to their current location but over the years the Gates became badly degraded.  In 2004 the RSL refurbished the names on the granite pillars, in 2012 the Gates were refurbished and in 2013 the lights were replicated and fitted in time for the Anzac Day dawn service of that year.


Address:Brettounex Street, Hospital, Seymour, 3660
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.018846
Long: 145.138102
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Left Side Inscription

Erected by the residents of Seymour and District in honour of those who served and as a lasting tribute to the memory of those who gave theirs lives in the Great War

1914 - 1919

We lie dead in many lands that you may live in peace

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Right Side Inscription

Lest we forget

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