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Location Lake Marma Park, Lake & Marma Streets, Murtoa, Yarriambiack - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial_gates
Description

White painted concrete arch with four pillars.
A bronze soldier statue is placed on top of the arch.
The memorial arch forms the entrance to Lake Marma Reserve. It commemorates those who served in World Wars One and Two, and the Vietnam War. The arch was originally erected in memory of those who served in World War One. The site was redeveloped in 2006.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 30 June 1921
Inscription

IN MEMORY OF OUR SOLDIERS

Murtoa's Tribute
1920

The Great War
1914 - 1919

Returned
[ Names ]

Died On Service
[Names]
Lest We Forget

Plaque:
UNVEILED BY
MAJOR BAIRD
THE CHIEF SECRETARY OF
VICTORIA
30 - 6 - 1921

Back Inscription
World War 1939 - 1945

Returned
[ Names ]

Plaque :
Australia Remembers
1945 - 1995

IN RECOGNITION OF OUR SERVICEMEN AND WOMEN
OF WORLD WAR II
AND THE CITIZENS WHO KEPT AUSTRALIA GOING
THROUGH THE WAR YEARS
IN OUR PRIMARY AND SECONDARY INDUSTRIES

LEST WE FORGET

Died While
On Active Service
[Names]
Lest We Forget

[Name]

Vietnam
[Names}

Plaque:
UNVEILED BY
CR W. W. SCHODDE
M. B. E.
25 - 4 - 1969

Condition

Good

Names

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MILLAR, William

Service number 759
Private
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jun 1879

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HATELEY, Russell Lewis Mervyn

Service number 3131
Private
24th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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GERDTS, Robert Alexander

Service number 1836
Private
39th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jan 1889

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