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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.

WW1 Names H-Z unreadable and not included in list

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

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BARRY, John Francis

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

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CHAPPELL, Charles Clifton

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

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ADAM, Walter Joseph

Service number 410934
Flight Sergeant
No. 101 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Air Force (WW2)
Born 22 Mar 1919

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