Yea War Memorial

Details

Location Melba Highway & Pelissier Street, Yea, Murrindindi - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Grey Granite Obelisk

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 25 April 1923
Inscription

GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918.

REMEMBER WITH
THANKSGIVING THE
TRUE AND FAITHFUL
MEN WHO IN THE
GREAT WAR WENT
FORTH FROM THIS PLACE
FOR GOD AND RIGHT.

THE NAMES OF THOSE
WHO RETURNED NOT
AGAIN ARE HEREON
INSCRIBED TO BE
HONOURED FOR EVERMORE.

TO THESE HAVE BEEN ADDED
THE NAMES OF THEIR COMRADES
OF THE 1939 - 1945 WAR
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
IN THE SAME CAUSE.

Plaque:
KOREAN WAR
1950-1953 1953-1958
Active Service Peacekeeping

Plaque:
Presented to
Murrindindi Shire Council
By the
Victorian Vietnam Veterans Community
in Commemoration of the
40th anniversary of the
Battle of Long Tan -18-August-2006

Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]

Back Inscription
[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]

Boer War
1899 - 1902
[ Names ]

Condition

Good

Names

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MCLEAN, Norman Leslie

Service number 1689
Private
39th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1896

HILLIEAR , Edward Francis Patrick

Service number 266
Trooper
4th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 7 Aug 1894

WEAVER, William John Thomas

Service number 3164
Private
6th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Apr 1894

KER, Walter Ulysses

Service number 6530
Private
11th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1873

MCLEISH, Duncan

Service number OFFICER
Colonel
1st Remount Unit (AIF)
AIF WW1
Born 20 Jul 1851

BRIDGES, Henry Renton Nicholson

Service number 497
Company Sergeant Major
23rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Aug 1873

MCKENZIE, Leslie Keir

Service number 1778
Private
8th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1896

BUCKINGHAM, Alfred George Kearnan

Service number 1700
Sergeant
5th Victorian Mounted Rifles
Australian and Colonial Military Forces - Boer War Contingents
Born 7 Nov 1880

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