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20-September-2012
20-September-2012

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The Cenotaph was erected in memory of those who died in service or were killed in action during World War Two. A plaque was added to the memorial to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two. 

Echuca Federal Band will, on Sunday morning, assist in the service for the unveiling of the Cenotaph at Cohuna, and will, in the afternoon present a recital at the Cohuna Recreation Reserve. The band was invited by the Cohuna Shire president (Cr Loyons) to assist in the service at which the Cenotaph, in memory of those killed during the 1939/45 war, will be unveiled. Speaker at the ceremony, will be Senator J. G. Gorton, and the service commences at 10.45 am. 
Riverine Herald (Echuca, Vic. : Moama, NSW), 7 November 1951.

Location

Address:King Edward & Market Streets, Cohuna, 3568
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.810709
Long: 144.221715
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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 11th November, 1951
Front Inscription

COHUNA
Honors The Memory
Of Those Who Served
In World War II
And Who Gave
Their All In Defence
Of Liberty And Justice.
1939 - 1945
[Names]

       —

Plaque:
Australia Remembers 
1945 -1995

Cohuna-Leitchville
R&SL Sub-Branch. 
This Plaque Commemorates
The 50th Anniversary Of
The End Of World War II
And The Memory Of The
Men And Women Who Served. 
'Lest We Forget'

       — 
Erected By
Soldiers Farewell and Welcome Home Committee.

 

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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