Korumburra War Memorial

Details

Location Coleman Park, Queen Street, Korumburra, South Gippsland - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Sandstone Column with lamp at top
White Marble Plaques

Built Designer: R. V. Courtney Monument Manufacturer: G. B. Edwards (Armadale, VIC)
Opened 14 October 1922 by Brigadier General Elliott
Inscription

Erected by the President, Councillors & ratepayers of the Shire of Poowong & Jeetho to the glorious memory of the 165 men of the Shire who nobly fought & sacrificed their lives in the cause of freedom & Empire during the Great War of 1914 - 1919.

"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends"

And the men of the Shire (now the Shire of Korumburra) who nobly fought and died during the 1939 - 45 War.

Left Side Inscription
The Glorious Dead

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Back Inscription
The Glorious Dead

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription
The Glorious Dead

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Inscription in Proximity
Plaque :

This memorial is dedicated to the memory of the men and women from this District who served Australia in times of war, in conflicts and in peace keeping operations through the world since 1945.

Lest we forget

Plaque :

In commemoration of these men who paid the supreme sacrifice and whose names were previously unlisted.

WW1 1914 - 1918 WW2 1939 - 1945
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Condition

Good

Names

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SHAPLAND, Percy Edwin

Service number 359
Private
8th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jul 1886

LILLIS, John James

Service number 2245
Private
37th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1898

PHELAN, John Francis

Service number 3894
Private
59th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1897

ADKINS, Roland Edgar

Service number 4128
Lance Corporal
7th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1888

MOUAT, Herbert Alexander

Service number 4671
Private
6th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 27 Aug 1888

KURRLE, Horace Garfield

Service number 765
Private
38th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1893

HUNTSMAN, Henry Russell

Service number 6509
Private
7th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Sep 1892

MCLEAN, Murdoch

Service number 4636
Private
59th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1896

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