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Location Princes Highway & Palmer Street, Winchelsea, Surf Coast - Victoria, Australia
Type Monument
Description

Standing over 3.6m in height, the glass art panels feature imagery sourced form the Australian War Memorial and colour grades that unite them with the bluestone plinth.

Built Monument Designer: Andrew Hogg (AHD)
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

In memory of the
MEN & WOMEN
OF WINCHELSEA
AND DISTRICT
who served in WW1 1914 - 18
[Names]
Left Side Inscription
The Gallant Winchelsea
And District
Soldiers Of The
14th Battalion

Jacka`s Mob

[ Names ]

In memory of
Captain Albert Jacka
V.C. M.C. & bar
D Company, 14th Battalion,
4th Brigade, 1st Division A.I.F.

The First Australian
Victoria Cross Recipent
WW1 1914 - 1918

For most conspicuous bravery on
the night of 19 - 20 May 1915
at Courtney`s Post, Gallipoli Peninsula

Right Side Inscription
WW1
AUSTRALIAN
VICTORIA CROSS
RECIPIENTS

[ Names ]

Inscription in Proximity
Winchelsea
World War I Memorial

Support for this project has been provided by the
Victorian Government, Victorian Veterans` Council,
Department of Veterans` Affairs and Surf Coast Shire Council

Condition

Good

Names

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RYAN, John

Service number 1717
Private
55th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Feb 1890

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TOWNER, Edgar Thomas

Service number Q30753
Captain
26 Australian Infantry Battalion
Citizen Military Forces (CMF) / Militia - WW2
Born 19 Apr 1890

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MCNAMARA, Frank Hubert

Service number Officer
Lieutenant
No. 1 Squadron
Australian Flying Corps
Australian Flying Corps
Born 4 Apr 1894

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DONOHUE, George Harold

Service number 4028
Private
39th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Apr 1894

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SYMONS, William John

Service number 174
Captain
37th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 12 Jul 1889

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MURRAY, Henry William

Service number Q30751
Lieutenant Colonel
Volunteer Defence Corps (VDC)
Volunteer Defence Corps (WW2)
Born 1 Dec 1885

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KEYZOR (KEYSOR), Leonard Maurice

Service number 958
Lieutenant
42nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 3 Nov 1885

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DWYER, Thomas Leo

Service number 692
Trooper
8th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 26 Dec 1893

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