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The memorial commemorates those who served in World War Two in conflict and in non-combatant roles in the community. The memorial is a flagpole on a brick platform enclosed by a low brick wall with two Australia Remembers plaques. 

"Australia Remembers, 1945 - 1995" was a program of activities organised by the Federal Government to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two. 


Address:Murray Street, Memorial Park, Rutherglen, 3685
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.05491
Long: 146.458238
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 15th August, 1995
Front Inscription

Plaque :

Australia Remembers
1945 - 1995

In honour of the men & women who served Australia in time of conflict during World War II.

Lest We Forget

Plaque :

 Australia Remembers
1945 - 1995

In honour of all Rutherglen persons who, during World War II contributed unselfishly to the war effort by performing essential, non-combatant duties in the local community

David Martin 
Chairman : Australia Remembers Committee
15 August 1995

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