Monday, March 21, 2011

Little River Memorial

The Little River Memorial is a little run down and it would be great to get the inscriptions on the stone arch restored.  Under the War Memorial heading the lovely inscription 'At the going down of the sun and in the morning we shall remember them' is written but barely visible which is a shame.

The memorial remembers 23 men who were killed as a result of WW1 and 3 from the Boer War. On the side of the memorial facing the reserve it remembers the men killed in WW2.  The memorial was unveiled on Anzac Day 1923.  It could be an impressive memorial if restored the arch is made from multicoloured  Banks Peninsula volcanic stone.  I am hopeful that as the anniversary of WW1 approaches many memorials will undergo restoration.

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