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Auburn Soldiers Memorial
Auburn Soldiers Memorial

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Auburn Soldiers Memorial commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.  The memorial ,originally erected to commemorate those who served in World War One, was unveiled in April 1922 by Major General Sir Charles Rosenthal.

Yesterday afternoon the fine soldiers memorial at Auburn was unveiled, in the presence of a large gathering. The ceremony was by Major-General Sir Chas. Rosenthal, who was received by a guard oi honour under Colonel Perry, M.C., D.S.O. The memorial consists of a freestone pedestal, with marble slabs inlet, the large one in the front containing the names of 123 fallen soldiers.  
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 1 May 1922.


Address:Rawson & Station Roads, Auburn, 2144
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.849991
Long: 151.034265
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Monument Designer:F. McGowan


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 30th April, 1922
Front Inscription

They shall grow not old as we that are left grow old,
age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
we will remember them.

Lest We Forget

[ Names ]

Honour and gratefully remember these also who in the World War 1939- 1945 died to keep us free.

[ Names ]

Back Inscription

Boer War 1899 – 1902

Erected by the citizens of Auburn in honour of those who fell in the Great War 1914 – 1918

World War II 1939 – 1945
Korea 1950 – 1954
Malaya 1950 – 1957
Vietnam 1962 – 1973
United Nations Peace Keeping Forces

Unveiled by Major General Sir Chas. Rosenthal K.C.M.G. 30th April 1922 .

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