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A monument commemorates the 60th anniversary of the end of World War Two. A tree was also planted to commemorate the event. 

Location

Address:99 Dickson Street, RSL Grounds, Sunshine, 3020
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.787246
Long: 144.837452
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event Start Date:15-August-1945
Actual Event End Date:15-August-2005

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 15th August, 2005
Front Inscription

Commemorating VP Day
60th Anniversary
of the end of WWII

To those who served
and to those who paid the supreme sacrifice
"Lest We Forget" 
August 2005

Back Inscription

                  15th August 2005
Brendan O`Connor MHR, Federal Member for Gorton
                           and
Bob Sercombe MHR, Federal Member for Maribyrnong
Dedicate this tree to commemorate the
60th anniversary of the end of World War II

"They shall not grow old, as we that are left grow old :
Age shall not weary them, not the years condemn
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them."  O. L. Binyon

Lest We Forget

Source: MA
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