Lang Lang Cenotaph, Lang Lang, Victoria, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
S 38° 15.927 E 145° 33.792
55H E 374305 N 5763755
Quick Description: At the Lang Lang Cenotaph are memorials for the locals who served in World War One, and Two, Korea and Vietnam.
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 11/17/2017 11:49:25 AM
Waymark Code: WMX2FH
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
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Long Description:
There is a tall 'rose-coloured' granite obelisk for those who served in WW1 and additional inscriptions for World War Two, Korea, and Vietnam, and a plaque on a nearby boulder, for those from WW1 - donated by the local Historical Society. There is also a 25-Pounder artillery from WW2, on display.

On the south face of the Obelisk, below a bronze laurel wreath, in gilded lettering are the locals of Lang Lang who went to World War One, and were Killed In Action. They are:

Barry S.R.
Cameron L.D.
Chase W.W.C
Coleman G.J.
Dubberke H.
Eden A.R.
Jackson D.K.
Jackson S.A.
Keating P.J.
Nicholls A.G.
Power C.J.
Richards J.R.
Rowl N.
Samuel B.H.
Smith W.J.
Stephenson W.J.
Stewart A.J.
Vinnell A.
Vinnell A.C.
Wise J.
Wise T.

Below, on the upper south-facing polished face of the base is:

"Erected
by the citizens of
Lang Lang and District
In Proud Memory Of Those
Who Gave Their Lives
In Service To Their King
and Country
Lest We Forget"

On that same level of the base, on the western, and eastern faces, gilded:
1939-1945

While on the western side of the Obelisk in gold is: "Korea"
And on the eastern side of the Obelisk, in gold: "Vietnam"


Address: 1 Westernport Road, Lang Lang, Victoria, 3894
Website: (visit link)
Heritage: (visit link)

Visited: 1830, Sunday, 22 May, 2016
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
World War One World War Two Korea Vietnam


In Honor Of: Those who Served

Marker Text:
In Text


Who Put it Here?: Lang Lang Sub-Branch RSL

Description of Memorial:
A tall (~4 m tall) 'rose-coloured' granite obelisk for those who served in WW1, WW2, Korea, and Vietnam, and a plaque on a nearby boulder at the entrance to the local Historical Society, specifically for those from WW1.


Date of dedication: Not listed

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