Hastings War Memorial

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Location Fred Smith Reserve, Marine Parade, Hastings, Mornington Peninsula - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Grey granite obelisk

The monument was erected by the ratepayers of the East Riding at a cost of several hundred pounds. On the frontage appear the honored names of the men who made the supreme sacrifice in the defence of their country. The fallen heroes from Hastings number 15. The remaining three sides are devoted to the 58 men who enlisted and returned to the district. Besides the late Mr Laity, two others were decorated, Mr P. Neillson winning the Military Medal and Mr A. McDonald the Distinguished Service Medal.

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Inscription

Erected By The
Residents Of East
Riding Of Frankston
And Hastings Shire
As A Tribute To
The Men Who Enlisted
And In Memory Of
Those Who Made The
Supreme Sacrifice
In The Great War
1914-1919

Killed
[ Names ]

Plaque:
World War II 1939 - 1945

Plaque:
Served

Korea 1950 - 53
Malaya 1958 - 60
Borneo 1962 - 66
Vietnam 1962 - 73

Left Side Inscription
[Names]
Back Inscription
[Names]
Right Side Inscription
[Names]

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 2 people of interest from memorial

O'SHANNASSY, Alan Neil

Service number 2531
Private
6th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 23 Apr 1895

WILSON, Frederick Ernest

Service number 1193
Private
5th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 28 Aug 1889

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