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02-December-2015
02-December-2015

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The Mount Martha Scout Memorial commemorates 32 scouts of the Brighton district who died in service or were killed in action during World War Two.  

The memorial is a replica of the gateway entrance to the Brighton District Camp site at Lysterfield and features two of the original Lysterfield tablets which were unveiled in 1947. 

It was officially unveiled on 8th November 2003 by Major General D. McLachlan and was funded with assistance from the Department of Veterans' Affairs, Victorian Scout Foundation, Bay-Park Joseph Harris Park Committee and the Scout Heritage Centre.

Location

Address:Hearn Road, Joseph Harris Scout Park, Mount Martha, 3934
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.291783
Long: 145.007679
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Gate
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:Saturday 8th November, 2003
Left Side Inscription

Plaque:
The Two Granite Tablets
Were Part Of The Original Gateway
Situated At The Brighton District Camp Site
At Lysterfield
Honouring Thirty Two Scouts
Who Fell In The
1939 - 1945 World War

Unveiled By :
Lieut-General Sir Edmund Herring.
KBE, DSO, MC, ED
8th November 1947

Boy Scouts
Association
Brighton District
1939 - 1945

[ Names ] 

Lest We Forget

Right Side Inscription

Plaque:
This Gateway
Is A Replica Of The Lysterfield Memorial

Unveiled By :
Major General D. McLachlan AO,
Ret`d State President, RSL (Victoria)
8th November 2003

Made possible by :
Department of Veterans' Affairs
Victorian Scout Foundation
Bay-Park Joseph Harris Park Committee
Scout Heritage Centre

Boy Scouts Association
Brighton District
1939 - 1945

[ Names ] 

Lest We Forget

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