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Location Maud & High Streets, Merino, Glenelg - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Grey Granite with flag pole at top

Built W. T. Dale (Casteron, VIC)
Opened 28 December 1918 by The Hon. Sir ARTHUR STANLEY, K.C.M.G., Governor of Victoria
Inscription

Front Inscription
HONOUR THE BRAVE
Erected By The Residents Of Merino
& District. In Honour Of Those Brave
Men Who So Gallantly Answered The
Empire`s Call & Fought In The Great War.
The Following Have Made The Supreme
Sacrifice
[Names]

Unveiled By His Excellency,
The Hon. Sir ARTHUR STANLEY, K.C.M.G.,
Governor of Victoria,
28th Dec 1918.

Left Side Inscription
[Names]

Plaque:
KOREAN WAR
1950 -1953 1953 - 1956
Active Service Peacekeeping

Plaque:
In Memory Of All Who Fell
In The Vietnam War
1962 - 1973

Back Inscription
HONOUR THE BRAVE
The Following Have Made
The Supreme Sacrifice
WORLD WAR TWO
[Names]

Plaque:
The Flag Pole Was Restored
With Money Raised By The
Australian Red Cross
Merino Unit 2005

Right Side Inscription
[Names]

Condition

Good

Names

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BUCKLE, Frank Renald

Service number 2834
Private
24th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 Jun 1895

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BLACKBURN, Arthur Gladstone

Service number 2285
Private
39th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jul 1898

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LARKIN, Michael Edward

Service number 762
Trooper
8th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 4 Apr 1888

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HOLMES, Edgar Charles

Service number 4115
Lance Corporal
59th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1890

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