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Gala Estate Soldier Settlement : 13-April-2013
Gala Estate Soldier Settlement : 13-April-2013

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A monument commemorates the returned soldiers and their families who settled on Gala Estate after World War Two. 

Soldier settlement refers to the occupation and settlement of land throughout parts of Australia by returning discharged soldiers under schemes administered by the State Governments after World Wars One and Two.

Location

Address:Skipton-Lismore Road, 8.7 kilometres north of Hamilton Highway corner, Lismore, 3324
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.87485
Long: 143.316363
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 27th November, 2011
Front Inscription

"Gala Estate"
PARISH OF GALLA
COUNTY OF HAMPDEN

This Memorial Commemorates
The World War 2 Soldier Settlement
The "Gala Estate".
The Land Was Originally Part Of "Gala"
Owned By The Currie Family.  
It Was Divided Into 5 Farms
For Returned Servicemen Of WW2.
The Families Determination, Hard Work
And Fellowship Developed These Farms
And Contributed To The Prosperity Of
The District And Our Nation.

R.C Lloyd Lot 1
I. C. Robertson  Lot 2
W. P. Heath  Lot 3
T. Liston Jnr  Lot 4
J. T. Corlette Lot 5

Dedicated on 27th November 2011

Source: MA
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