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Bomaderry War Memorial commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.   Additional plaques have been added to the monument precinct to commemorate separate confrontations and various organisations.  The monument is flanked on either side by walls of remembrance.

Monument characteristics :

Three rough hewn silver grey granite blocks to symbolize the mountain campaigns undertaken by the Army and Air Force and the mountainous seas encountered by the Navy.  The sandstone forecourt symbolizes conflicts in the desert and the evergreen plants symbolize jungle campaigns.


Address:Meroo Street, Walsh Memorial Park, Bomaderry, 2541
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.85502
Long: 150.608954
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict


Front Inscription

Lest We Forget

Plaque :
In Memory Of Our
Fallen Comrades
In All Theatres
Of Conflict
Rededicated 11-11- 1994

This Cenotaph Was Re-Dedicated By
Commodore G. A. Morton RAN 
Commanding Officer 
HMAS Albatross
To The Memory Of All Who Have Served
From The Bomaderry Area

Plaque :
Lest We Forget
1939 - 1945
[ Names ]
Bomaderry War Memorial Fund

Plaque :
In Memory Of
1950 - 1956

Plaque :
1899               1999
In Remembrance Of
100 Years Of Service Nursing
Lest We Forget
Bomaderry R.S.L.

Plaque :
In Memory Of All
Merchant Mariners Who
Paid The Supreme Sacrifice
Lest We Forget

Plaque :
1945 - 1995
This Plaque Commemorates
The 50th Anniversary
Of The End Of World War II
And Is Dedicated To
All The Men And Women
Who Paid The Supreme Sacrifice
Lest We Forget

Plaque :
To Commemorate
1945 - 1995
The Past And Present Members
Of The Bomaderry R.S.L.
Women`s Auxiliary
And To Remember Those
That Stayed Behind
Lest We Forget

Plaque :
1945 1952
British Commonwealth Forces
We Served By Example
B.C.O.F. Veterans of Australia

In Honour Of
The Men And Women
Who Served In Japan
Lest We Forget

Plaque :
H.M.A.S. Shoalhaven
Flotilla Leader 1st Frigate Flotilla 1946 - 1956
P.N.G. 1946 - 48
Shanghai 1949
B.C.O.F. Japan 1949 - 50
Korea 1950
Monte Bello 1952
Korea 1954 - 55
This Plaque Was Erected By The Men Who Served Aboard This Ship In War And Peace With Great Pride.

Plaque :
Lest We Forget
Our Comrades Who Remain On The Battlefield Of North Korea

Army 1 - 2 - 3 RAR [ Names ]
RAAF - 77 Squadron [ Names ]
RAN - Fleet Air Arm - 805 Squadron [ Names ]
Missing In Action Their Souls Finding Their Way Home
This Plaque Was Generously Donated By The Strathie Family Of Wray Owen Funerals As A Community Service Project

Right Side Inscription

In Memory Of
Shoalhaven Women
Who Served During
World War Two
Australia Remembers August 1995

Inscription in Proximity

This Wall Of Remembrance
Was Generously Donated By
Mr. David Hardy
A Member Of Bomaderry RSL
Sub Branch Management Committee 1997

Source: MA,NRWM
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