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The monument commemorates sixty soldiers from the Shire of Werribee who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.  Their names are listed on the top of the front and back sections of the monument.

The monument consists of bluestone blocks stacked together to form two walls shaped like a poppy.  The centre of the monument features a granite structure with and the Sword of Sacrifice.  Two other curved sections surround the centre monument.  The front section features the Australian Rising Sun badge


Address:Princes Highway & Cherry Street, Werribee, 3030
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.900223
Long: 144.666534
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Front Inscription

Remember the Fallen

Lest We Forget

Plaque :

Werribee Memorial Avenues
There are two memorial avenues along the Princess Highway in Werribee. The 1918 Avenue of honour was created to honour the servicemen and women of world War One. It is comprised of two sections. One section extends along Princess Highway from Cherry Street to the Council offices, and the other between Werribee Street and Galvin Road.
The Calder Memorial Avenue was created in the decades from the 1920s to the 1940s. It extends east from the Council offices to Frederick Court, and west from between Anne Street and Farm road to Westleigh Drive.


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