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Soldier Settler Memorial Garden : 10-April-2013
Soldier Settler Memorial Garden : 10-April-2013

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A garden commemorates the soldiers from World War One who settled and farmed in Narre Warren North from 1934 to 1975.


Address:Fox Road, Kalora Park, Narre Warren North, 3805
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.990825
Long: 145.303919
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:Landscape
Approx. Event Start Date:1934
Approx. Event End Date:1975


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 1st March, 2008
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Soldier Settler
Memorial Garden

This Garden is a tribute to the World War 1 Soldier Settlers who farmed in Narre Warren North from 1934 to 1975.  The Soldier Settlement blocks which averaged 15 acres in size were mainly for dairying and poultry production.  The Soldier Settlers were : 
Thomas & Annie Edwards
Edward & May Ivens
Leslie & Mary Lowry
John & Kathleen Rogers
Alfred & Sarah Sherriff
Francis & Jessie Stephenson
Arthur & Lila Street

This Garden was officially opened by The Mayor, Cr Janet Halsall JP, on 1 March 2008.

Source: MA
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