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World War Two Memorial : 07-December-2011
World War Two Memorial : 07-December-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The Peace Flame sculpture commemorates the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two and those who served in that conflict. 


Address:Sturt Street, Between Lyons & Dawson Streets, Ballarat, 3350
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.561396
Long: 143.852578
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Sculpture
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Monument Designer:Peter Blizzard


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1995
Front Inscription

World War II 1939 - 1945

This memorial, erected in the year of the 50th anniversary of the conclusion of World War II honours the sons and daughters of Australia who served our country during those years of hostilities on the ground, in the air and at sea. Many rest forever in foreign lands. They fought in Europe, North Africa, the Mediterranean, South East Asia and the Pacific in the brave and selfless tradition established by the ANZACs in World War I.

We acknowledge our debt to them and recognise those who as civilians worked tirelessly in the factoriesm on the land or from home to support them.

Lest We Forget


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