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Location Warrawee Park, Drummond Street, Oakleigh, Monash - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A square granite column on a two-stepped base

Built Mr W Smith (Burwood) The design and supervision of the work are in the hands of the Oakleigh City engineer (Mr J. W. Hurst).
Opened 12 November 1933
Inscription

ERECTED
IN HONOR OF THOSE
WHO SERVED IN THE
GREAT WAR

1914 - 1918
DUTY NOBLY DONE

Left Side Inscription
Plaque :

THIS MEMORIAL
Originally Erected By
The Oakleigh Welfare League
At The Corner Of
Dandenong & Warrigal Roads
Was Transferred To This Site And
Re-Dedicated On The 14th Nov. 1965

Back Inscription
Unveiled By
Major-General
C. H. Brand
C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., J.P.
12th November 1933

Lest We Forget
1939 - 1945

Erected By
The
Oakleigh
Welfare League

Right Side Inscription
Plaque :

Korea 1950 - 1953
Malaya 1948 - 1960
Vietnam 1960 - 1973

This Plaque In Memory Of
Those Who Served In The Above Campaigns
Was Unveiled By
Colonel E. M. Griff, C.B.E., M.C.
On The 11th November, 1979.
"LEST WE FORGET"

Plaque :

The 1939 - 1945 War Memorial
On This Column
Was Unveiled By
Lieut-General
The Hon. Sir Edmund Herring
K.C.M.G., K.B.E., D.S.O., M.C., K. ST.J., E.D.
14th November 1965

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