Birchip War Memorial

Details

Location Birchip Memorial Park, Cumming Avenue, Birchip, Buloke - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The memorial comprises of a cenotaph with gold letter inscriptions of sixty-two soldiers who fell in World War One and World War Two. Plaques have been added to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Second World War, Korean and Vietnam Wars and the 40th Anniversary of Long Tan.

Built W. T. Jones & Son (Kyneton, VIC)
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

BIRCHIP WAR MEMORIAL

Erected By The Citizens Of Birchip And
District To Commemorate Those Who
Paid The Supreme Sacrifice

World War One 1914 - 1919

[ Names ]

World War Two 1939 - 1945

[ Names ]

Lest We Forget

Plaque :

In Honour Of
The Men & Women Who Served
Australia In Time Of Conflict
During World War II

Lest We Forget

Plaque :

Korean War
1950 - 1953 Active Service
1953 - 1956 Peacekeeping

Plaque :

Vietnam War
3rd August 1962 - 1st January 1973
Active Service

Condition

Good

Names

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MCCREDDEN , Albert

Service number 290
Private
13th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jan 1890

HOGAN, Roger Francis

Service number 4548
Private
29th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1889

PEART, Eric Melville

Service number 1148
Sergeant
22nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1892

BENNETT, Raymond Charles

Service number 2345
Private
14th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1896

RICKARD, John

Service number 3247
Lance Corporal
8th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1889

ROADKNIGHT, James

Service number 858
Lieutenant
37th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jul 1892

GRACE, Hugh

Service number 768
Trooper
8th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1

MCCREDDEN, Ernest James

Service number 2278
Gunner
12th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1

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