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Tahara War Memorial : 03-July-2014
Tahara War Memorial : 03-July-2014

Photographs supplied by Barry Dunne / Graeme Saunders

A monument commemorates those who served in World War One.

Funding was received under the ANZAC Centenary Grants Program to restore the memorial and relocate it to the Tahara Hall & Recreation Reserve.

Tahara War Memorial was unveiled in November 1919 by the Honourable Hugh Campbell in front of a large crowd. The memorial honoured the 38 men and 1 nurse who had fought in World War One.
Portland Guardian, 20th November 1919.

Note : The War Memorial contains a plaque relating to the History of Tahara Township.

Location

Address:Condah-Coleraine Road , Tahara, 3301
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.741613
Long: 141.701488
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
Link:http://vhd.heritage.vic.gov.au/vhd/…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 15th November, 1919
Front Inscription

In Honour & Loving Remembrance
Of Tahara Soldier Boys Who Fought In the Great War
1914    —     1919

(Names)

Faithful Unto Death

Left Side Inscription
They Fought For King & Country

         (Names)

"Duty Nobly Done "
Back Inscription

For God & Country

Sister R.A. McKenzie

(Plate )

History of Tahara Township

Right Side Inscription
They Fought For King & Country

         (Names)

"Duty Nobly Done " 
Source: MA
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