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09-October-2013
09-October-2013

Photographs supplied by Tim Fitzgerald

A monument commemorates Sergeant R. F. Topham and Private C. Tierney who died in World War Two.

Location

Address:Vaughan Springs Road, Bent Park, Yapeen, 3451
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.130491
Long: 144.1764791
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military

Dedication

Front Inscription

Erected by the residents of Yapeen in memory of  Sgt R. F. Topham and Pte C. Tierney

Lest We Forget

1939 - 45

 

Back Inscription

VX60104 Private Colin Tierney, aged 30, 2/2nd Motor Ambulance Company, Australian Army Service Corps, 2nd AIF, who died of illness on 27 June 1943 and is buried in Thanbyuzayat War Cemetery, Myanmar [Burma], Grave aI4.D.lO.;

and

VX58799 Acting Sergeant Robert Francis Topham, aged 28, 2/3rd Independent Company, 2nd AIF, son of John Thomas Topham and Elizabeth Topham, of Yapeen, Victoria, who died of wounds on 17 August 1943 and is buried in Lae War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea, Grave N.D.16.

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP,VWHI
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