www.monumentaustralia.org.au

Tahara War MemorialPrint Page Print this page

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

Photographs supplied by Barry Dunne / Graeme Saunders

The War Memorial commemorates those from the district 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.
View Google Map

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,RSLV,SKP, VWHI
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
Proudly sponsored by UBC Web Design