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Location 903 Main Road, Eltham, Nillumbik - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Originally was located at the corner of Main Road and Bridge Street. It originally commemorated those who died in service or were killed in action during World War One, and the names of those who died in World War Two were added at a later date.

The memorial was moved from its original site to the Eltham RSL in the 1960s, but with the closure of the RSL in 2010, it was moved again to its present location.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 3 August 1919 by His Excellency Sir Wm. Irvine, Lieut.-Governor.
Inscription

Front Inscription
ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF
THE MEN FROM ELTHAM WHO MADE THE
SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE
1939 WAR 1945

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Plaque 1 :

This Cenotaph Is Dedicated To
The Service Men And Women Who
Served In The Defence Of Our Nation
And Those That Made The Supreme
Sacrifice To Ensure The Freedom
Of All Australians

Lest We Forget

Dedicated By
Cr Michael Young
Mayor - Nillumbik Shire Council
25 April 2012

Left Side Inscription
"For All Those
Who Have Served"

Right Side Inscription
ERECTED TO THE MEMORY OF
THE MEN FROM ELTHAM WHO MADE THE
SUPREME SACRIFICE IN THE
1914 GREAT WAR 1914 1918

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Plaque 1 :

The Cenotaph was relocated
to this War Memorial Site
by Nillumbik Shire Council,
the Montmorency - Eltham RSL
and Community Volunteers
on 2nd April 2012

Condition

Good

Names

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SIMS, Reginald Emerson

Service number 998
Sergeant
37th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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GRANT, Geoffrey Treacher

Service number 929
Trooper
8th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 1896

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RUTTER, Donald Hemphill

Service number 410262
Flight Lieutenant
Born 5 Jan 1922

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