Photograph, War Memorial Unveiling 1922; Clayton; 1922; WY.2000.42.2
Photograph, War Memorial Unveiling 1922About this object
This is a photograph taken at the unveiling of the Menzies Ferry War Memorial in December 1922. an occasion which was attended by 500 people. The memorial is made from a column of bluff granite which is surmounted by a statue of a New Zealand soldier carved from Carrara marble.
The following inscription is on the east side.
'Lest we Forget,
These Men gave their Lives in the Great War, 1914-1918'.
Of the 44 men who left the district only 27 returned, 17 having made the supreme sacrifice.
1922Inscription and Marks
In ink upper left 'WY 2000 42'
Lower centre Clayton Photographers stamp
Lower right in pencil 'WY.2000.42.2'
h 252 mm x w 202 mmPeriod
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, photographic paper
organic, processed material, vegetal, paper, card
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