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24-October-2010 (Kent Watson)
24-October-2010 (Kent Watson)

Photographs supplied by Kent Watson / Ballarat City Council

The Rotunda with a Roll of Honour commemorates the Ballarat and District soldiers, sailors and nurses who served during World War One and was erected in 1938.

It contained a Book of Remembrance recording the names of every person for whom a tree had been planted in the Avenue of Honour.

The Rotunda was relocated from the Ballarat Golf Club in 1993.

Location

Address:Learmonth Street, Ballarat, 3350
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.553757
Long: 143.813283
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 13th March, 1938
Front Inscription

Pedestal :

[ Names ]

Plaque :

"The Arch of Victory / Avenue of Honour Committee acknowledges the generous contribution made by Mrs Irene Lillingston, to the alphabetical listing of names on this rotunda pedestal in memory of the service of Mr. Leslie Royce Lillingston, 2/ 12 Aust Field Regiment,

Service No. VX 22256 Sergeant, (Rat of Tobruk)

Service period 5th June 1940 to 9th January 1946

And those employees of E. Lucas & Co. Pty. Ltd. who served Australia in World War II"

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP,VWHI
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