Myrtleford Memorial Cenotaph - Myrtleford, Victoria, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
S 36° 33.728 E 146° 43.584
55H E 475517 N 5953665
Quick Description: The Digger white marble sculpture, on the grey granite column was erected in 1923, and has additional plaques for World War 2. The Memorial Clock has additional conflicts listed.
Location: Victoria, Australia
Date Posted: 11/11/2017 6:51:10 AM
Waymark Code: WMX148
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz
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Long Description:
There are several plaques, and inscriptions at the Myrtleford Cenotaph, for various Wars that locals have served in, and given their lives.

The following is inscribed on the granite memorial, or gate pasts:
[On Western side]

In Memoriam
Nurse Rothery
Brown E
Carthew Chas.
Gale W D
Giotti S
Gunson R
Langshaw J
Maroney M
Matthews J
Matthews G
McKeogh J
McKeown A
Morgan G
Mummery T
Onley W
Ottrey A
Patton T
Paul J F
Prosser T
Rideout L
Rothery ?M
Sammons ?
Sanderson J
Teakel ?C
Willoughby T
Willoughby W
Woodgate G
Woodgate J

On the left hand granite post for the ornamental wrought iron gate:

" A Tribute to
 All Who Served

On the right-hand granite post for the ornamental wrought iron gate:

" Those Who Made
the Supreme Sacrifice
Avery J.C.
Dwyer D.
Ellen W.J
Gilbert L.P.
Lack M.M.
Macauley W.A.
Mummery G.D.
O'Donnell A.M.
targett C.C.
Walker R.H.

Other Enlistments

Barton H
Beach W
Bell J
Beyers A
Bruce S A
Busst T
Busst W
Carthew F
Carther J
Chaplin C
Chaplin E
Chaplin F
Chaplin L
Chaplin W
Crameri A
Crameri C
Crameri G
Croucher E W
Croucher G
Croucher R
Deakin A
Dean A
Downie H
Ellen M
Ellis W
Elmer A
Elmer H
Ewart H
Fallon B
Fallon N
Fearn J
Fletcher C
Fletcher D
Forshaw J
Gale A
Garret G
Gerry E
Gerry L

Other Enlistments

Murray W
O'Brien M
O'Grady H
O'Grady R
Ottrey J
Owen V
Pallamountagne L
Paul F
Paul W J
Pini J N
Pini P
Quinlivan D
Quinlivan W
Radcliffe R
Radcliffe W
Rae G
Rowe C
Rowe J
Rowe W G
Sanders C
Sanderson J E
Sanderson W H
Simmons S
Smith J
Teakel R
Trahair A
Trapp H
Toner Pat
Webber N
Wells W
Wetherman W
Whitbourn G F
Williams L T
Willoughby T
Wilson E W
Wood N
Wood W
Young A

At the base of the Memorial Clock is a square black marble plaque, which reads:

"In Memory of those who
    Paid the Supreme
    Sacrifice in the
     1939-45 War
     Korean War
     Vietnam War
    and other wars
   'Lest We Forget'

Visited: Wednesday, 18 May, 2016
Type of Memorial: Multi-War Memorial

Wars mentioned (Multi-war only):
The Great War World War Korean War Vietnam War [And other wars](sic)

In Honor Of: All who Served/ Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice

Marker Text:
In Text

Date of dedication: 25 April, 1923

Who Put it Here?: Residents of Myrtleford and District

Description of Memorial:
Square grey granite column on granite base, topped by a white marble sculpture of a Digger. Below the Digger's feet is a bronze laurel wreath. With polished black marble plaques on faces of the memorial, for the Great War, and World War 2. Two grey granite blocks act as gate posts for ornamental wrought iron gates, that have "Lest We Forget" in them.

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