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Soldier Settlers Memorial Cairn : November 2013
Soldier Settlers Memorial Cairn : November 2013

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

The Soldier Settlers Memorial Cairn is dedicated to returned soldiers from the Second World War who settled the Shelford Estate in 1955.

After the Second World War, several of Rokewood's pastoral properties were subdivided by the Government as part of the Soldier Settlement Scheme.

Location

Address:Geggies Road & Rokewood-Shelford Road, Rokewood, 3330
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.910081
Long: 143.757805
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Front Inscription

( Map of Settlement)

SHELFORD SOLDIER
SETTLEMENT ESTATE
1955 WESTERN END
(MAIN PLAQUE AT SHELFORD)
(NAMES OF SETTLERS)
NOTE: NUMBERS THUS '875' INDICATE ALLOTMENT SIZE IN ACRES

Source: VWHI, MA
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