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Gingin War Memorial

Author

Shire of Gingin

Place Number

11795
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Location

Cnr Brockman & Weld Sts Gingin

Location Details

Local Government

Gingin

Region

Avon Arc

Construction Date

Constructed from 1920

Demolition Year

N/A

Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Heritage List Adopted 17 Oct 2017

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted 17 Oct 2017 Category A

Category A

A place of exceptional cultural heritage significance to Shire of Gingin and the state of Western Australia, that is either in the Heritage Council of WA's Register of Heritage Places or worthy of consideration for entry in the Register. A development application needs to be submitted to the Heritage Council for any proposed development. Recommend: Retain and conserve the place. Full consultation with property owner prior to making the recommendation.

Statewide War Memorial Survey Completed 01 May 1996

Heritage Council

Statement of Significance

Gingin War Memorial commemorates Gingin and districts residents who went to war and is an important site of remembrance.

Physical Description

Elegant stone obelisk on graduated plinths.

History

Originally located in front of the Roads Board Office in Constable Street, unveiled by the premier Sir Henry Lefroy in 1920. It was relocated to the gardens on the south side of the Shire of Gingin Administration Offices in 1978. The memorial commemorates Gingin and districts residents who went to war. In World War One there were 47 who served and 10 who died in services. In World War Two eight died in service. A separate plaque honours of Jim Gordon who received the Victoria Cross on 12 July 1942.

Integrity/Authenticity

Integrity: High degree
Authenticity: High degree

Condition

Good

References

Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
H Udell: "History of Gingin". p 154 & 276

Place Type

Historic site

Uses

Epoch General Specific
Original Use MONUMENT\CEMETERY Monument
Present Use MONUMENT\CEMETERY Monument

Construction Materials

Type General Specific
Other STONE Granite
Other METAL Other Metal

Historic Themes

General Specific
OUTSIDE INFLUENCES World Wars & other wars

Creation Date

11 Jun 1998

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Approved

Last Update

10 Jun 2021

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