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24-September-2013
24-September-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

Commemorates Soldier Settlers of the area.

After World War Two, hundreds of returned soldiers took part in the soldier settler scheme designed to reinvigorate our primary industries. Large tracts of land across most states of Australia were developed in this way growing new communities and creating a new generation of farmers.

Location

Address:Glenelg Highway, Glenthompson , 3293
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.636856
Long: 142.547067
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Landscape
Sub-Theme:Settlement
Link:http://vhd.heritage.vic.gov.au/vhd/…

Dedication

Front Inscription

Glenthompson & District Soldier Settlers W.W.II

Narapumelap South Estate

S. Brain, B. Deberny, R. Goldfinch, J. Kinley, J. Killen, L.Lovell, M. Lovell, F. Murray, J. Ryan, J. Smith

Yarrack Estate

D. Battye, D. Cumming, C. Cross, C. Cowley, A. Drew, K. Hurley, J. Schack, J. Waddell, W.Walker

Bushy Creek Estate

H. Cox, J. Head, H. Howard, I. Mackenzie, S. Robinson, G. Rogerson

Source: MA,RSLV
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