Hec Waller Memorial (Benalla)

Benalla, VIC

Location
Hec Waller Memorial

Key Information

Memorial Name
Hec Waller Memorial (Benalla)
Address

Bridge Street West, Benalla VIC 3672

Memorial Type
Monuments
Conflicts
Second World War, 1939–45
Dedication Date
13 Mar 2010
Memorial Designer

Louis Laumen

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Image
Story

Hector “Hec” Waller was born on 4 April 1900 in Benalla, Victoria, the youngest of ten children of William and Helen Waller.

Despite growing up in the land

Story

HMAS Stuart took part in the battle of Cape Matapan in March. During the action one of Stuart’s torpedoes damaged the Italian cruiser Zara. Waller was awarded a

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