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World War 1, Australia Western Australia Donnybrook, 2008


Names on Donnybrook War Memorial

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The Donnybrook War Memorial was originally erected to commemorate 57 local citizens who died in service or killed in action in World War One and 22 who lost their lives in World War Two. The memorial was dedicated on the 25th April 1953 by the Bishop of Bunbury, Reverend D.D. Redding.

In May 2015, the monument was upgraded and rededicated and now commemorates those who have served in other conflicts. As well as the original marble plaque listing war dead from both World Wars, the top of the pillar now bears bronze plaques bearing the insignia of the army, navy and air force. A new semi-circular wall of remembrance has also been built behind the memorial, with a flagpole at either end.
The memorial wall carries plaques commemorating both world wars as well as the conflicts in Vietnam and Korea. The RSL is also working on a plaque for the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East



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Australian Army Museum of Western Australia

Australian Army Museum of Western Australia

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