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


Address:99 Dickson Street, RSL Grounds, Sunshine, 3020
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.787246
Long: 144.837452
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:15-August-1945
Actual Event End Date:15-August-2005


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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