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Location Gilbert Street, Latrobe, Tasmania, Australia
Type Monument
Description

The base consists of three freestone steps, surmounted by grey granite, and then red Australian granite, the four sides polished, and the names, some 270 in number, inscribed, the whole crowned with a figure of an Australian Digger, special design, in Australian white marble.

Built Messrs. W. Train and Co (Melbourne)
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

The Great War
1914 - 1918.

For God and King and Country

These died
[ Names ]

"Lest We Forget,"

Dedicated to all military personnel who served our country in the
Gulf War 1990 - 1991
Iraq War 2003 - 2008
Afghanistan 2001 -
And peace-keeping efforts worldwide since 1947

Erected by voluntary donations from the residents of the Latrobe municipality
A. H. ILES , Warden. 1922.

1939 - 1945 Fallen Comrades Lest We Forget. They gave their lives for King and country

Condition

Good

Names

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THORNTON, Frank

Service number VX27908
Private
2nd/22nd Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 23 Jul 1912

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BETTS, Allen Edmund

Service number 1810
Private
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 15 May 1896

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APPLEBY, William Walton (Walter)

Service number 334
Private
51st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 Apr 1887

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PARKER, Allan Wilfred

Service number 402
Private
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1890

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SHEEDY, William Urban

Service number 361
Company Sergeant Major
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 Dec 1892

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PULFORD, Alfred

Service number 3331
Private
52nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 11 Jan 1896

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