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04-March-2018 (Sandra Brown)
04-March-2018 (Sandra Brown)

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders / Sandra Brown

The monument commemorates those from the District who served in World War One.

 

Location

Address:Main Street, Median Strip, Strathbogie, 3666
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.856225
Long: 145.735793
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Designer:Talochino & Son (Benalla, VIC)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 16th October, 1920
Front Inscription

"Forget us not O land for which we fell."
"At the going down of the sun and in the morning. We will remember them."

[ Names ]

"They feared not death when duty summoned them to Britain`s aid"

"Now they sleep in shrouds of glory every debt of honour paid."

Left Side Inscription

"When King and Country called the call was not in vain."

Returned to enjoy the freedom won

[ Names ]

"Ours is to guard the heritage they gave us and make our nation worthy of our dead."

 

Back Inscription

Erected in memory of the fallen soldiers of the District

And in honour of their comrades who also served in the Great War

1914 - 1919

Lest We Forget

"Glory to God who giveth us victory."

"Glory is the soldier`s prize 
the soldier`s wealth is honour."

Right Side Inscription

"They loved honour more than they feared death."

Returned to enjoy the freedom won

[ Names ]

"The memory of those for whom this stands shall outlive marble and deface hands."

Source: MA,RSLV,SKP, VWHI
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