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Stoneleigh Soldier Settlement : November 2013
Stoneleigh Soldier Settlement : November 2013

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

Plaque commemorates the establishment of the Stoneleigh Soldier Settlement by 17 returned servicemen and their families in 1953.

Location

Address:1868 Beaufort-Carranballa Road, Stoneleigh CFA, Stoneleigh, 3373
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.598946
Long: 143.219744
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 18th April, 1999
Front Inscription

WORLD WAR 11 :1939 - 1945
THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES THE ESTABLSHMENT
OF THE STONELEIGH SOLDIER SETTLEMENT BY
THE FOLLOWING SEVENTEEN RETURNED
SERVICEMEN WHO, WITH THEIR FAMILIES,
ESTABLISHED PROPERTIES IN 1953 ON LAND
ACQUIRED FROM STONELEIGH AND MAWALLOK ESTATES.
(NAMES)
THE PLAQUE WAS SPONSORED BY THE
RURAL FINANCE CORPORATION AND UNVEILED BY
LEWIS OFFICER ON 18 - 4 - 1999
 

Source: MA
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