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Moorabbin World War One Memorial : 19-September-2012
Moorabbin World War One Memorial : 19-September-2012

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The monument commemorates those from the Shire of Moorabbin who served and who died in World War One.

It consists of two broken stone pillars and inset stone cross formerly located in the native garden setting of Cheltenham Park.  It was relocated to the memorial precinct at the rear of the Cheltenham Moorabbin RSL in 2000. 


Address:Centre Dandenong Road, Memorial Precinct, Cheltenham Moorabbin RSL, Cheltenham, 3192
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.968847
Long: 145.089432
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


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1925
Front Inscription

( Centre Plaque between pillars)

The memorial re-location is supported by the Commonwealth.  

Officially opened 16. 4. 2000 by the Hon. Simon Crean M.P. Federal Member for Hotham.  
His Worship the Mayor Arthur Anthanasopoulos  
Ward Councillor Mr Ron Brownless
Member for Mordialloc Mr Geoff Leigh M.P.  

Dedicated by the Rev Father Frank Martin.

President : Mr.D. O`Connor
Hon Secretary : Mr N Vitzdamm-Jones
Hon Treasurer : Mr J. Parker
RSL Committee : Mr P. Hutchinson, Mr J. Walsh, Mr J. Hale, Mr K Regan, Mr R, Rippon

Left Side Inscription

[ Names ]

Lest We Forget

In memory of our boys who fell in the Great War

1914 - 19.

Right Side Inscription

 [ Names ]

Lest We Forget

Erected by the residents of the Shire of Moorabbin

Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au