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Location Morton Park, Central Road, Blackburn, Whitehorse - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A grey granite obelisk on a single stepped bluestone base on a concrete platform.

The War Memorial was originally erected in memory of those from the district who died in service or were killed in action during World War One. The names of those who lost their lives in World War Two were added to the memorial at a later date as well as plaques commemorating later conflicts.

Built after World War One, the monument originally stood on the corner of Whitehorse and Railway Roads. It was moved to Morton Park on 20 April 1969.

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Inscription

Front Inscription

For God King and Country
1914 - 1919.
ERECTED BY
THE BLACKBURN RESIDENTS
As a Tribute
TO THE MEMORY OF
THEIR BRAVE MEN
WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR.

"Lest we Forget."

Rear Inscription

IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN
WORLD WAR 2. 1939-45.

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Dedicated To Those Who Served With
The Australian Defence Forces
In Peacekeeping And Peacemaking
Operations/Missions, To Preserve
World Peace.
From 1947 Onwards

Condition

Good

Names

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O'HARA, Robert James

Service number 29811
Gunner

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ROLFE, Leopold Francis William

Private
Born 18 May 1896

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