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17-August-2016
17-August-2016

Photographs supplied by John Huth
A monument commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

A large crowd of ex-service men and residents witnessed the unveiling of plaques containing the names of Coraki and district men who had paid the supreme sacrifice in defence of freedom and democracy, at Coraki Soldiers' Memorial Park.  Mr. W. N. McPherson, a veteran of two wars, and Mr. E. T. Sheridan, unveiled the plaques which are attached to the monument in the park. Wreaths were laid by representatives of the R.S.S. & A.I.L.A., church organisations, civic authorities, patriotic and sporting bodies, and a number of private citizens. Mr. Sheridan invited those present to plant a poppy at the base of the monument. 
Northern Star (Lismore, NSW), 16 November 1954.

Location

Address:Richmond Street, Memorial Park , Coraki , 2471
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.984469
Long: 153.286978
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:November-1954
Front Inscription

In memory of the men of this District who paid the supreme sacrirfice

1914 - 1918  1939 - 1945

Lest we forget

Left Side Inscription

1939 - 1945

[ Names ]

 

Back Inscription

To all who served in war and peace

World War 1
World War 2
B.C.O.F.    Korea
Malaya,    Borneo
Vietnam,  Gulf War
Peacekeepers

Lest we forget

Plaque : 

In memory of Korea
1950 - 1956

Right Side Inscription

1914 - 1918 

[ Names ]

Inscription in Proximity

Memorial Park

"The price of liberty is eternal vigilance"

Source: MA,NRWM
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