Box Hill Shire of Nunawading War Memorial Back to Search

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Location Box Hill Gardens, Nelson Road, Box Hill, Whitehorse - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Grey Granite with white marble bugler

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 19 February 1922
Inscription

For God King and Empire
1914 - 1919

ERECTED BY
THE COUNCIL OF THE SHIRE OF NUNAWADING
As a Grateful Tribute
TO THE SAILORS AND SOLDIERS
WHO FROM A LOYAL DEVOTION TO DUTY
ENLISTED FROM THE SHIRE
FOR ACTIVE SERVICE
IN THE GREAT WAR

And in Loving and Affectionate
Memory of
THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES
IN THE DEFENCE OF THE EMPIRE
FOR THE HONOR OF AUSTRALIA

Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]

Back Inscription
[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription
IN MEMORIAM.
"LEST WE FORGET"
[ Names ]

Inscription in Proximity
Plaque 1 :

Malaya - Borneo
1948 - 1966
Korea
1950 -1953
Lest We Forget

Plaque 2 :

Vietnam
1962 - 1973
Lest We Forget

Plaque 3 :

Presented to
Whitehorse City Council
By the
Victorian Vietnam Veterans Community
in Commemoration of the
40th anniversary of the
Battle of Long Tan - 18th August 2006

Plaque 4 :

1951 - 1972
Dedicated To
Australia's National Servicemen
Who Served In The Navy - Army - Air Force
And The 212 Who Paid The Supreme Sacrifice During
Active Service In Borneo And Vietnam.
"Service to the Nation".
Erected by Whitehorse Sub-Branch Of National Servicemen's
Association of Australia (Victoria Branch Inc)
Unveiled 16 March 2008.

Condition

Good

Names

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GURDON, Edwin

Service number 3303
Private
49th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1880

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HURST, Ambrose Sydney

Service number 6361
Private
22nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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FANKHAUSER, George Ferdinand

Service number 3140
Private
58th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Feb 1894

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LEVENS, Charles Arthur

Service number 1256
Private
5th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1891

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TAYLOR, Arthur Patrick

Service number VX28951
Private
2nd/24th Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 29 Mar 1914

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FANKHAUSER, Henry Ferdinand

Service number 335
Private
14th Machine Gun Company
AIF WW1
Born Nov 1888

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GILBERT, Leslie Raymond Talbot

Service number 1560
Private
14th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 27 Jan 1897

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TATTERSON, John Forrest

Service number 2121
Gunner
10th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born Apr 1887

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