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09-March-2016 (Peter F Williams)
09-March-2016 (Peter F Williams)

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown / Peter F Williams

The swimming pool was erected in 1968 as a tribute to those who have served in defence of Australia. 

The pool was heated in 1992 and the new swimming pool complex was officially opened in 2012.

Location

Address:Therry Street, Bombala, 2632
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.910811
Long: 149.238006
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 9th November, 1968
Front Inscription

Bombala & District War Memorial Swimming Pool

Plaque : 

This swimming pool was constructed by Bombala Municipal Council and made possible by 
Bombala R.S.L. Sub-Branch 
Bombala R.S.L. Club and the citizens of Bombala and District

Plaque : 

LEST WE FORGET

THIS SWIMMING POOL HAS BEEN ERECTED AS A  TRIBUTE TO THOSE WHO SERVED IN DEFENCE OF  THEIR COUNTRY 
OPENED ON 9th NOVEMBER, 1968 BY 
SIR WILLIAM YEO C.B.E.  STATE PRESIDENT, RETURNED SERVICES LEAGUE                        N.S.W. BRANCH.

Plaque : 

POOL HEATING
HEATING OF THIS WAR MEMORIAL SWIMMING POOL, COSTING $40,000 WAS FUNDED BY EQUAL CONTRIBUTIONS OF $20,000 PROVIDED BY THE BOMBALA RETURNED & SERVICES LEAGUE SUB-BRANCH & DEPARTMENT OF THE ARTS, SPORT, THE ENVIRONMENT, TOURISM AND TERRITORIES. 
THE HEATED POOL WITH ASSOCIATED IMPROVEMENTS WAS COMMISSIONED BY THE BOMBALA RSL SUB-BRANCH PRESIDENT, JOCK JOHNSON & BOMBALA SHIRE COUNCIL PRESIDENT, JOHN BALDWIN ON 12TH MARCH 1992



 
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