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Italian Soldiers Memorial : 18-July-2004
Italian Soldiers Memorial : 18-July-2004

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Commemorates Italian servicemen from World War Two who were held as prisoners-of-war at Murchison

Monument characteristics :

A metal irregular obelisk surmounted by a metal star

Location

Address:Willoughby Street, Cemetery, Murchison, 3610
State:VIC
Area:Foreign
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.627464
Long: 145.223375
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:Tuesday 4th November, 1975
Front Inscription

Agli Eroici Sondati Di Terra - Mare - Cielo che per la Patrai Sacrificarono la loro giovinezza

L` A.N.C.R.I. E Le Associaziono  Inaugurato

D`Arma  Dal General G. De Rosa Diaz

4 Novembre 1975

Translation :

To the heroic soldiers of land-sea-sky that for the homeland sacrificed their youth.

The Italian Federation of Ex Service and War Veterans and The Associations of Arms.

Inaugurated by General G. De Rosa Diaz. 4 November 1975

Source: MA,SKP,VWHI
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