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08-August-2020
08-August-2020

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The War Memorial commemorates those from the district who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.  The memorial was originally erected in memory of those who served in World War One. 

It is a square granite obelisk with brass plates with names inscribed in raised gold lettering. 

It is also contains an Australia Remembers plaque which commemorates the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two.

The memorial was erected at a cost of over ₤180 and was unveiled by the Governor of Western Australia on the 19th November 1921. Out of a population of 600 men, women and children in the Quairading district, over 100 men had enlisted and gone abroad. 
The West Australian (Perth), 20th December 1921.

 

 

Location

Address:Quairading - York Road, Quairading, 6383
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.011371
Long: 117.398424
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 19th November, 1921
Front Inscription

Erected by the people of Quairading District

To perpetuate the names of the gallant men who offered their services and left Australia to take part in the Great War

1914 - 1918

For God, King and Country

[ Names ]

Plaque :

Australia Remembers 1945 - 1995

In honour of the men & women of Quairading who served Australia during World War II

Lest We Forget

Back Inscription

In memory of those who gave their lives

Korea  1950 - 1953
Malaya  1948 - 1960
Borneo  1962 - 1966
Vietnam 1962 - 1972

Lest We Forget

Source: WMR, MA
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