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Square granite obelisk with brass plates with names inscribed in raised gold lettering. The memorial contains an Australia Remembers plaque which commemorates the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two.

The memorial was erected at a cost of over ₤180 and was unveiled by the Governor of Western Australia on the 19th November 1921. Out of a population of 600 men, women and children in the Quairading district , over 100 men had enlisted and gone abroad. 
The West Australian (Perth), 20th December 1921.

 

 

Location

Address:Quairading-York Road, Quairading, 6383
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.011371
Long: 117.398424
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Link:http://www.anzac.dpc.wa.gov.au

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 19th November, 1921
Front Inscription

ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE
QUAIRADING DISTRICT
TO PERPETUATE THE NAMES OF THE GALLANT
MEN WHO OFFERED THEIR SERVICES AND LEFT
AUSTRALIA TO TAKE PART IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 -1918
FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY
(NAMES)

 

 

Australia Remembers 1945 - 1995

Left Side Inscription
ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE
QUAIRADING DISTRICT
TO PERPETUATE THE NAMES OF THE GALLANT
MEN WHO OFFERED THEIR SERVICES AND LEFT
AUSTRALIA TO TAKE PART IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 -1918
FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY
(NAMES)

 
Source: WMR, MA
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