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04-March-2018 (Sandra Brown)
04-March-2018 (Sandra Brown)

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders / Sandra Brown

The War Memorial was erected in memory of those from the district who died in service or were killed in action during World War One. The memorial lists the names of the fallen and returned. 

Location

Address:Main Street, Median Strip, Strathbogie, 3666
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.856225
Long: 145.735793
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Monument Designer:Messrs Talochino & Son (Benalla)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 16th October, 1920
Front Inscription

"Forget Us Not O Land For Which
We Fell."

"At The Going Down Of The Sun
And In The Morning. We
Will Remember Them."

[ Names ]

"They Feared Not Death 
When Duty Summoned Them To Britain`s Aid"

"Now They Sleep In Shrouds Of Glory
Every Debt Of Honour Paid."

Left Side Inscription

"When King And Country Called
The Call Was Not In Vain."

Returned To Enjoy The Freedom Won

[ Names ]

"Ours Is To Guard The
Heritage They Gave Us
And Make Our Nation
 Worthy Of Our Dead."

 

Back Inscription

ERECTED IN MEMORY OF 
The Fallen Soldiers
Of The District
          And
In Honour Of Their Comrades
Who Also Served In The

     GREAT WAR 
      1914 - 1919

Lest We Forget
"Glory To God Who Giveth Us Victory."

"Glory Is The Soldier`s Prize
The Soldier`s Wealth Is Honour."

Right Side Inscription

"They Loved Honour More Than
They Feared Death."

Returned To Enjoy The Freedom Won

[ Names ]

"The Memory Of Those
For Whom This Stands
Shall Outlive Marble
And Deface Hands."

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP, VWHI
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