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Location Victoria & Smith Streets, Warragul, Baw Baw - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The memorial is nearly 30ft. in height, and is built of granite, embellished with wreaths of immortelles in bronze, lt contains 62 names and cost £900.

In 1955 the names of those who lost their lives in World War Two were added to the memorial as well as the entrance pillars and flagpoles.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 9 April 1923 by His Excellency the Governor-General (Lord Forster)
Inscription

ERECTED
BY THE CITIZENS OF
WARRAGUL AND DISTRICT
TO PERPETUATE AND KEEP
GREEN THE MEMORY OF HER
HEROES WHO GAVE UP
THEIR LIVES IN THE
GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919
IN ASSISTING TO SAVE
AUSTRALIA
FROM THE STEEL HAND OF
FOREIGN MILITARY
DOMINATION.

Plaque :

Australia Remembers
1945 -1995
IN HONOUR OF
THE MEN & WOMEN
WHO SERVED AUSTRALIA
IN TIME OF CONFLICT
DURING WORLD WAR II.
LEST WE FORGET

TO PERPETUATE THE MEMORY OF
THE HEROES OF THIS DISTRICT
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN THE
SECOND WORLD WAR 1939 - 1945.
THE RESIDENTS OF THE SHIRE OF WARRAGUL
IN 1955 RECORDED THEIR NAMES ON THIS STONE
AND ADDED THE TWO FLAGPOLES
AND ENTRANCE TO THE MEMORIAL.

Left Side Inscription
[Killed In Action]
[Names]

1914 - 1918
WORLD WAR
I

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

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LARKAN, Max Alexander

Service number 409842
Flying Officer
No. 3 Operational Training Unit Rathmines
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 18 Jan 1910

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TARRANT, John Brough

Service number 51601
Leading Aircraftman
No. 4 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 26 Dec 1910

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GOODWILL, Albert Jonathan

Service number 5023
Private
Born 25 Aug 1894

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WILLIAMS, Thomas James

Service number VX42674
Corporal
2nd/29th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 1 Feb 1906

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ROGERS, Leonard Parkes

Service number 4583
Private
59th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Mar 1893

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HAWKEN, Albert Francis

Service number 3998
Private
5th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1894

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HASTINGS, Selby Manderson

Service number 14694
Gunner
4th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 19 Mar 1893

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ARNOLD, Francis Benjamin

Service number 3519
Private
6th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1896

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