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05-October-2013 (Nancy Alford)
05-October-2013 (Nancy Alford)

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The War Memorial was erected by the citizens of Geelong West to commemorate those who served in World War One.

The memorial was unveiled by the Governor, Lord Somers on the 18th September 1927. The memorial, which is a flagstaff set in a marble base with bronze reliefs, was erected at a cost of £750. The memorial was dedicated by the Reverend J.J. Booth.
The Argus, 13th September 1927.

Location

Address:153 Pakington St , In front of Town Hall , Geelong West, 3218
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.140927
Long: 144.347996
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:Sunday 18th September, 1927
Front Inscription

FOR KING
    AND
COUNTRY
   THE
GREAT WAR
1914 ·1918

 

Left Side Inscription

PALESTINE

Back Inscription

FRANCE 

Erected By
The Citizens
Of Geelong
 West

Right Side Inscription

GALLIPOLI

Source: MA,SKP,VWHI
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