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Port Fairy War Memorial

 

Location:

Bank Street PORT FAIRY, MOYNE SHIRE, 3284

Local Government Area:

MOYNE SHIRE

Heritage Type:

Monument, Statue

Description:

The Port Fairy War Memorial, on the corner Bank Street and the Princes Highway, was erected January 1929, to commemorate the First World War. The memorial is a statue of a soldier with grounded rifle on polished blue-stone pillar and three tiered base, set in a chained enclosure inside a wider fenced enclosure. Statues representing a man of the Australian Imperial Force were second only to obelisks in popularity among Australian war memorials to the First World War. ... more

Conflicts Commemorated:

First World War 1914-18
Second World War 1939-45

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