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Location Surrey Gardens, Union Road, Surrey Hills, Whitehorse - Victoria, Australia
Type buildings
Description

Shrine with wooden structure inside containing copper inscribed with names behind glass surrounds.

Designed, Executed and Presented by
JOHN K BLOGG
A.D. 1917

Built 1917
Opened 12 April 1918
Inscription

MONT ALBERT
SURREY HILLS ROLL OF HONOUR
THEIR PRAISE IS HYMN'D BY LOFTIER HARPS THAN MINE
DEATHLESS NATION'S HONOUR
(Names)

NERVED BY THE MAGIC OF THE TRUMP OF WAR
THOUGH ALL THEIR LIVES HAD BEEN TO PEACE CONFESS'D.
THEY BLAZED A GLORY-TRACK THROUGH PRACTISED FOE,
AND GAINED THE LAURELS OF A WOND'RING WORLD.
THEIR SIRES UPRAISED THEIR HEADS IN LOFTY PRIDE,
THEIR GENTLE MOTHERS, LOVING BRAVELY STEM'D
THE SWELLING TIDE OF GRIEF WHILE EXULTATION
SPRANG IN JOY TO KNOW THEIR SONS WERE MEN.

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Names

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HOGG, John Miller

Service number OFFICER
Major
1st Machine Gun Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 28 Apr 1889

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RENEHAN, Thomas

Service number 19
Private
22nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born May 1888

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SMITH, Herbert Gordon

Service number 820
Private
8th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Apr 1893

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HAMILTON, Alexander Wilson

Service number 194
Sergeant
5th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1883

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BRADFORD, Alfred James

Service number 6885
Driver
3rd Motor Transport Company
AIF WW1
Born 1 Sep 1886

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MILLS, Stanley Roland

Service number 195
Lance Corporal
1st Divisional Signal Company
AIF WW1
Born 1896

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MAWSON, Frederick William

Service number 3073
Lance Corporal
5th Field Company Engineers
AIF WW1
Born Jan 1893

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PROCTOR, Richard

Service number 3457
Private
57th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Feb 1874

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