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Trooper Thwaites Memorial
Trooper Thwaites Memorial

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson

The monument erected over the grave commemorates Trooper R. Thwaites who died of wounds at Gallipoli during World War One. The memorial also lists the names of the fallen from the district. 

 

Location

Address:Dalyenong Road, Cemetery, Stuart Mill, 3478
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.799011
Long: 143.295004
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Grave
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Front Inscription

In honoured memory of Tpr R. Thwaites A.I.F. who died of wounds received in Gallipoli in the Great War 1914 - 1918 and lies buried beneath this stone. 

And of his comrades at arms 

[ Names ]

Who lied buried on the field of battle.

Erected by the residents of Stuart Mill and Carapooee West

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP
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