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The plaque commemorates the centenary of Armistice and honours the war nurses who served in World War One and returned home to recuperate at Osborne House between 1917 and 1919. 

Funding for the plaque and a publication dedicated to World War One Nurses was received through the Armistice Centenary Grants Program. 

Location

Address:Swinburne Street, Osborne House , North Geelong, 3220
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.119437
Long: 144.357957
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event Start Date:1917
Actual Event End Date:1919

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 18th November, 2018
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       Osborne House
Victoria`s First Red Cross Home
   for War Worn Nurses 
          1917 -1919

Commemorating the Centenary of Amistice and honouring the nurses who worked in all theatres of war to return home broken in health to recuperate at Osborne House. 

In tribute also to Geelong Red Cross who managed the Rest Home &
the Geelong community who supported their tireless efforts 
Lest We Forget

This plaque was made possible through a Centenary of Armistice Grant, DVA and the Office of the Hon. Richard Marles MP Member for Corio 
Unveiled Sunday 18 November 2018
Erected by the Osborne Park Association Inc. 
Source: MA, DVA
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