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Remembrance Garden : Feb 2014
Remembrance Garden : Feb 2014

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

Blacktown RSL Sub-Branch Remembrance Garden commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

It has garden has 7 sandstone pillars, each with a plaque for a different conflict or peace keeping force. In the centre of the garden area is a larger sandstone pillar with a sundial on the top which has the 4 service badges in brass relief. The Garden is surrounded by a blue metal fence.

Location

Address:Second Avenue, Blacktown RSL Club, Blacktown, 2148
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.766223
Long: 150.907894
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 27th November, 1999
Front Inscription

(on Sundial )
AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE SUN AND IN THE MORNING WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
LEST WE FORGET
BLACKTOWN R.S.L. SUB-BRANCH

(Pillar 1 )
IN MEMORY OF OUR FALLEN COMRADES  BOER WAR  1899-1902
606 CASUALTIES
LEST WE FORGET

(Pillar 2 )
IN MEMORY OF OUR FALLEN COMRADES  WORLD WAR 1 1914-1918
61,720 CASUALTIES
LEST WE FORGET

(Pillar 3 )
IN MEMORY OF OUR FALLEN COMRADES  WORLD WAR 2 1939-1945
47,662 CASUALTIES
LEST WE FORGET

(Pillar 4 )
IN MEMORY OF OUR FALLEN COMRADES  KOREAN WAR 1950-1953
339 CASUALTIES
LEST WE FORGET

(Pillar 5 )
IN MEMORY OF OUR FALLEN COMRADES  VIETNAM 1962-1973
520 CASUALTIES
LEST WE FORGET

(Pillar 6 )
IN MEMORY OF OUR FALLEN COMRADES  MALAYAN EMERGENCY 1963-1966
51 CASUALTIES
LEST WE FORGET





 

 

Inscription in Proximity

(plaque)
City of Blacktown RSL Sub-Branch
REMEMBRANCE GARDEN
Officially opened by
His Excellency
The Honourable Gordon Samuels AC
Governor of New South Wales
27th November 1999

Source: NRWM, MA
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