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Great Ocean Road : September-2014
Great Ocean Road : September-2014

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

Commemorative plaque honours returned World War One servicemen who built the Great Ocean Road as a tribute to their fallen mates. The plaque contains the history of the Great Ocean Road as well as the history of Torquay

The plaque is part of a series of 13 which sculptor Dr Ross Bastiaan designed for the Colac Otway and Surf Coast shire councils for the Great Ocean Road 75th anniversary celebrations.

Location

Address:4 Surf Coast Highway, Highway Reserve, Torquay, 3228
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.33758
Long: 144.317607
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Monument Designer:Dr Ross Bastiaan

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:October-2009
Front Inscription
                 TORQUAY
OFFICIAL START OF THE GREAT OCEAN ROAD
Source: MA
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