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Location Johnstone Park, Gheringhap Street, Geelong, Greater Geelong - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The statue, `Spirit of Anzac` of a bronzed ANZAC soldier in boots, shorts and hat with a regimental flag draped over a broken gun barrel was designed by Wallace Anderson and erected at the Returned Soldiers and Sailors Woollen Mill in Pakington Street, Chilwell in 1929.

Built Wallace Anderson
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

THE SPIRIT OF ANZAC

Sculptor : Wallace Anderson (1888 - 1975)

Commissioned In 1928 By The Directors Of The Returned Soldiers And Sailors Co-operative Woollen Mill (The Digger`s Mill) In Newtown. This Sculpture Embodies The Spirit Of The Mill`s Returned Soldier Shareholders.

Wallace Anderson Studied At The Gordon Technical Institute, Geelong And Served In The A.I.F. In The First World War. He Later Worked As An Artist At The Australian War Memorial, Canberra.

City of Greater Geelong Returned Soldiers And Sailors Mill

Condition

Good

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