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Victoria Cross Monument : 13-March-2012
Victoria Cross Monument : 13-March-2012

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Graeme Saunders

The Victoria Cross Monument, a white sculpted figure of a soldier bearing a rifle above his head, commemorates four Victoria Cross recipients from St Kilda and is dedicated to those who died in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved. 


Address:Alfred Square, Alfred Square, St Kilda, 3182
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.864929
Long: 144.973794
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Designer:Peter Schipperheyn


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 21st April, 1985
Front Inscription

Lest We Forget.  

In memory of all Australians who died in war so that we may have peace.

Left Side Inscription

World War 1  1914 - 18
World War 2 1939 - 45
Malaya 1948 - 60
Korea 1950 - 53
Borneo - Sarawak  1962 - 65
Vietnam 1962 - 72 

Right Side Inscription

Captain A. Jacka V.C. M.C. & Bar.
Major W. Ruthven V.C.
Lt. L. D. McCarthy V.C., Croix de Guerre.
Ft. Lt. W. E. Newton V.C

Source: MA,SKP
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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