Corryong War Memorial

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Location Memorial Gardens, Hansen & Donaldson Streets, Corryong, Towong - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Grey granite obelisk surrounded by 4 marble pillars on 3 step platform

The Corryong soldiers' memorial was unveiled by the Rev. J. R Crookston of Melbourne. There was a large attendance. Dr. Greenham, president of the branch of the Returned Soldiers' League, Cr. G. K. Jephcott and Cr. C. H. Waters also spoke. After the ceremony a collection was made to provide money for the formation of a garden around the memorial and more than £150 was obtained. A luncheon was given to relatives of fallen soldiers.
Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW), 3 December 1926.

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Built Not yet discovered
Opened 30 November 1926 by Rev. J. R Crookston of Melbourne.
Inscription

The Great War

1914 - 1918

Erected as a tribute to the memory of our fallen comrades

[ Names ]

"GREATER LOVE HATH NO MAN THAN THIS THAT
A MAN LAY DOWN HIS LIFE FOR HIS FRIENDS"

Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]

Plaque :

Korean War

Back Inscription
Plaque :

Vietnam War

Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]

Plaque :

Borneo Campaign

Condition

Good

Names

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BARTLETT, Albert Thorburn

Lieutenant
57th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 28 Mar 1876

SAY, Leonard

Service number 506
Sergeant
1st Machine Gun Company
AIF WW1
Born 17 Aug 1890

TOUZEL, Ernest Rolland

Service number 4972
Private
46th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 Jul 1892

CURLEWIS, Kenneth

Service number 1133
Lieutenant
14th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1893

FRASER, George Christian

Service number 2061
Second Lieutenant
33rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 28 Apr 1916

WHEELER, William James

Service number 3669
Private
59th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1894

MILDREN, Albert Andrew

Service number 518
Lance Corporal
10th Light Trench Mortar Battery
AIF WW1
Born 1890

GREENHILL, Thomas John

Service number 430099
Sergeant
Operational Training Units (RAF)
Royal Air Force
Born 9 Apr 1924

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