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Location Memorial Park, Princes Way, Drouin, Baw Baw - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The Drouin war memorial-a bronze figure of an Australian infantryman in battle-dress

Two brick pillars with polished grey granite tablets carrying names of those who served in both World Wars. Placed forward of the pillars is a polished red grey granite plinth, on which is inscribed the names of the fallen of World War Two, with a bronze statue, less than life-size, of a World War Two infantryman wearing a slouch hat, cape and pouches and with an Owen Gun in the right hand. In front of the soldier is a smaller polished red granite block with a sloping top dedicated to service in Korea, Malaya, South Vietnam and Peacekeeping Missions.

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Built Monument Designer: Ray Ewers (Statue)
Opened 6 November 1949
Inscription

They gave their lives

1939 - 1945

[Names]

This memorial is in recognition of those service personnel who served in Korea, Malaya, South Vietnam and with Peacekeeping forces on operational service or on hazardous service from 1950 onwards

Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]

The Great War

Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]

1914 - 1918

Condition

Good

Names

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HOOPPELL, Percy Samuel

Service number 916
Bombardier
2nd Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 1895

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CLOVER, William Crellin

Service number 1233
Trooper
2nd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 1892

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