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Drung Soldier Settlers
Drung Soldier Settlers

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Arthur Garland / Graeme Saunders

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: -36.752917
Long: 142.285306
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
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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 supportd 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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