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20-September-2012
20-September-2012

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The monument commemorates the centenary of the Federation of Australia. The Boer War Centenaries and Centenary of Federation are combined on the same memorial. The memorial is located adjacent to the war memorial. 

Location

Address:Campbell & McCallum Streets, Median Strip, Swan Hill, 3585
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.338696
Long: 143.559247
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Federal
Actual Event STart Date:01-January-1901
Actual Event End Date:01-January-2001
Monument Manufacturer:Kelly Brothers (Swan Hill, VIC)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 25th April, 2001
Front Inscription

                ERECTED TO
COMMEMORATE THE CENTENARIES
                     OF
     THE ANGLO BOER WAR
          SOUTH AFRICA
              1899 - 1999
                AND
THE FEDERATION OF AUSTRALIA
             1901 - 2001

Left Side Inscription

TO ALL AUSTRALIANS
WHO SERVED IN THE
SOUTH AFRICAN ANGLO BOER WAR
OCT.11TH 1899 - MAY 31ST 1902
 

Plaque:
Centenaries Memorial
1901 - 2001.
A Federation Fund Project
Offically Unveiled On ANZAC Day 25th April 2001
       By
John Forrest MP  Federal Member For Mallee
Centenaries Project Committee
Mark S Turvey,  Joanne J Curnow, 
Trevor M Duffin,  Bruce D Clare

Right Side Inscription

OUR BRAVE VOLUNTEERS
WHO ENLISTED AND SERVED
FROM SWAN HILL
   (Names)

Source: RSLV
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