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Location Boyanup Memorial Park, South West Highway, Boyanup, Capel - Western Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Boyanup is a town on the South Western Highway in the South West agricultural region, 195 km south of Perth and 18 km south-east of Bunbury, Western Australia. The town is located on the Preston River.

The Boyanup War Memorial commemorates the 63 soldiers, including the 10 that fell, from Boyanup who served in World War One and the 9 who didn't return from World War Two.

The Memorial was moved to it's present location from in front of the post office in 1955 to Memorial Park, (Apex Park) South West Highway, Boyanup.

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Built Not yet discovered
Opened 24 November 1917 by Mrs Simmons, Mrs Hurst and Mrs W.J.Ecclestone
Inscription

Great War 1914 - 1918

The roll of honour commemorate the men of th District who served their country and those who paid the "supreme sacrifice"

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Erected by the residents of Boyanup in honor of the men who served for King and Empire

The Fallen

1939 - 1945

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Condition

Good

Names

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THOMPSON, George Percy

Service number 2493
Private
11th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 21 Nov 1884

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KILPATRICK, Samuel Walter Alexander

Service number 7497
Private
16th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 31 Jul 1878

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KILPATRICK, George Clyde

Service number WX28264
Private
2nd/6th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)

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PEAK, John McGhie

Service number 23368
Stoker
HMAS Sydney (II) - D48 WW2
Royal Australian Navy
Born 14 Jun 1922

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