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Australian Ex-Prisoners Of War Memorial

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Published August 20th 2012
Ex-POW Memorial
Australian Ex-POW Memorial Stone


Adjacent to the Botanical Gardens and opposite Lake Wendouree, the Ex-Prisoners of War Memorial is an inviting, peaceful place to reflect. The memorial was designed by artist Peter Blizzard using stone-basalt and granite, and opened in 2004.

Ex-POW Memorial - Fallen Stone
Ex-POW Memorial - Fallen Stone


The memorial features a long stretch of granite wall on which the names of over 36,000 Ex-Prisoners of War are etched.

Ex-POW Memorial, Ballarat
The long roll of names at the Ex-POW Memorial


Ceremonies are held at the memorial on ANZAC Day, Remembrance Day, and other anniversaries. More information about the memorial as well as phone numbers and email contact information can be found on the website.
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Where: Lake Wendouree VIC 3350
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