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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|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 30th April, 1922|
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
Lest We Forget
[ Names ]
these also who
in the World War
died to keep us free.
[ Names ]
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 .