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50th Anniversary of World War Two : 04-July-2011
50th Anniversary of World War Two : 04-July-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

The plaque commemorates the fiftieth anniversary of the end of World War Two and pays tribute to those from the district who served and those who settled in the district after the war. 

"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:Hamilton Highway & Walker Street, Derrinallum, 3325
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.948175
Long: 143.222192
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-1995


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1995
Front Inscription

                          Australia Remembers
                                       1945 - 1995

             " AUSTRALIA REMEMBERS 1945 -1995 "
The Derrinallum Community Proudly Commemorates The 50th
Anniversary Of The End Of World War II And Pays Tribute To
All Who Served Our Country, In Either Military, Or Non
Military Roles.

We Especially Remember Our Local Ex-Service Men And Women,
Together With The Settlers, Who Came From All Parts Of
Victoria, To Establish Farms In This District After The Wars,
Including Their Kindred Organisations :- The Derrinallum Sub
Branch RSL, The 15th District Board, Legacy And The Local
Repatriation Committee. 

We Pay Tribute To Their Contribution To The Development Of
Derrinallum And The Expansion Of Primary Production In
This District.

Source: MA
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