Yarrawonga War Memorial

Details

Location Belmore & Piper Streets, Yarrawonga, Moira - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Grey granite column on a granite plinth on a two-stepped base. On top is a marble female figure of "Remembrance" holding a wreath and at the southern base of the column there is a marble statue of a World War One soldier. Beneath the female figure is a shield engraved with images of agriculture and prosperity: a sheep, ship, a wheat sheaf and a crossed pick and shovel.

Built S. Talochino & Son (Benalla VIC)
Opened 11 November 1927
Inscription

BOER WAR 1899 - 1902. Plaque to honour the fallen in the Boer War. Donated by Yarrawonga Mulwala RSL to commemorate the centenary of the declaration of the Boer War 11-10-1899 (Names)

Unveiled by Mr Ken Jasper MLA Member for Murray Valley 8-10-1999 LEST WE FORGET

Left Side Inscription
WORLD WAR II 1939 - 45

IN MEMORIAM (Names)

TO OUR BRAVE HEROES WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING, COUNTRY AND EMPIRE IN THE GREAT WORLD WAR 1914 - 1919

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

Right Side Inscription
Australia Remembers 1945 - 1995.

IN HONOUR OF THE MEN & WOMEN WHO SERVED AUSTRALIA IN TIME OF CONFLICT DURING WORLD WAR II.

LEST WE FORGET (Names)

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

BARRY, John Francis

Service number 358
Private
7th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 25 Oct 1888

SLOANE, William Douglas

Service number 694
Private
No. 2 Squadron
Australian Flying Corps
AIF WW1
Born 4 Jun 1890

CARTER, James Marshall

Service number 410450
Pilot Officer
No. 102 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 17 Mar 1912

ADAM, Walter Joseph

Service number 410934
Flight Sergeant
No. 101 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force
Born 22 Mar 1919

HICKFORD, James Cresswell

Service number 1313
Corporal
39th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1897

MCKAY, Donald Gunn

Service number 3858
Private
49th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Apr 1890

CHAPPELL, Charles Clifton

Service number 3799
Private
22nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1896

ROSSER, Richard Walters

Service number 1089
Sergeant
3rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 5 Mar 1894

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