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Drung Soldier Settlers
Drung Soldier Settlers

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Arthur Garland / Graeme Saunders

The monument commemorates the soldier settlers and their wives who pioneered irrigation dairy farming at Drung across 3110 acres, between 3rd October 1955-1997.


Address:School & Centre Roads, Drung, 3401
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.753268
Long: 142.285242
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Actual Event STart Date:03-October-1955
Approx. Event End Date:1997


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 8th November, 1997
Front Inscription

This Monument Was Erected To
Commemorate The Soldier
Settlers Their Wives - Families Who
Pioneered Irrigation Dairy Farming At Drung
A Total Area Of 3100 Acres.
Established The 3rd Of October 1955 - 1997

Original Settlers
[ Names ]
Later Arrivals
[ Names]
This Project Was Supported By
Wimmera Mallee Water  
Horsham Rural City Council  
Horsham Sub Branch R.S.L.
Unveiled November The 8th 1997
By Councillor B. A. Gross

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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