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Box Hill World War Two Memorial : 14-November-2011
Box Hill World War Two Memorial : 14-November-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Commemorates those who served in World War Two.

Monument characteristics :

A polished granite wall and flagpole with sculpture `Kokoda Trail` of a soldier carrying a wounded comrade.

Location

Address:Nelson Road, Box Hill Gardens, Box Hill, 3128
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.818898
Long: 145.126661
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Monument Designer:Wallace Anderson

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:November-1952
Front Inscription

Kokoda Trail 

Box Hill 1939 - 1945

REMEMBER THE MEN AND WOMEN WHO ENDURED FOR US COUNTING NOT THEIR LIVES DEAR UNTO THEMSELVES THESE KEPT THE FAITH CLEAR-EYED AND UNAFRAID

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP, VWHI
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