Nannup War Memorial

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Location Warren Road & Forest Street, Nannup, Western Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The Nannup War Memorial was originally erected to commemorate those who enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force during World War One. The foundation stone was laid by Mrs Kidd on the 24th November 1917. The memorial was unveiled by His Excellency the Governor of Western Australia, Sir William Ellison-Macartney in January 1918. The memorial of Donnybrook stone was engraved with the names of nearly 200 men from the district who had enlisted.
Bunbury Herald, 22nd December 1917, Western Mail (Perth), 15th February 1918.

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Built Not yet discovered
Opened by His Excellency the Governor of Western Australia, Sir William Ellison-Macartney
Inscription

For King and Country
(Names)
1914 - 1918
Lest We Forget.

THIS STONE was laid by MRS.M.KIDD. as President for the LADIES COMMITTEE ROLL OF HONOUR
24th November-1917.

For King and Country (Names)

For King and Country (Names)

IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
Second World War 1939 - 1945
Korea 1950 - 1953
Malaya 1948 - 1960
Borneo 1962 - 1966
Vietnam 1962 - 1972
LEST WE FORGET

Condition

Good

Names

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BICKERSTETH, Robert

Service number 3349
Private
42nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Aug 1884

BLYTHE, Benjamin John

Service number 2159
Lance Corporal
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jun 1895

MOORE, Julius Victor

Service number 2128
Private
44th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Feb 1887

RATHGEBER, James Henry

Service number 212
Private
39th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1893

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