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07-February-2015 (Russell Byers)
07-February-2015 (Russell Byers)

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A clock tower commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.  It was originally erected to commemorate World War One.

The Boorowa War Memorial is in the form of a meeting room with a clock tower which was erected in memory of those who served in World War One. The names of the men who enlisted for active service from the district are recorded on a bronze tablet which was unveiled on ANZAC Day 1933. The building was erected from plans by,and under the supervision of, R.Richardson an architect of Sydney who was the winner in the competition of designs held under the auspices of the Institute of Architects NSW. T.Barlow of Boorowa was the builder and the clock was supplied by Prouds Ltd., of Sydney. The Sydney Morning Herald, 30th May 1933.

Location

Address:Lachlan Valley Way & Brial Street, Boorowa, 2586
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.435761
Long: 148.716753
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Designer:R. Richardson (architect)
Monument Manufacturer:T. Barlow (builder)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 11th November, 1933
Front Inscription

1914 THE GREAT WAR 1918

Inscribed Hereon Are The Names Of The Soldiers Who Enlisted For Active Service From Boorowa & District. 

As A Memorial To Them This Building Was Erected In The Year 1933

[Names]  

LEST WE FORGET 

Plaque :

Erected By Boorowa R.S.S.A.I.L.A. In Honour Of Those Who Paid The Supreme Sacrifice World War 1939-45

[ Names ]

Lest We Forget

 

Left Side Inscription

To Honour All National Servicemen From The Boorowa District Who Served During The Years 
1951 - 1972

"Lest We Forget"

Right Side Inscription

To Honour All Regular And Reserve Forces From The Boorowa District Who Served Australia

"Lest We Forget"

 

Inscription in Proximity

LEST WE FORGET

ANZAC MEMORIAL

Source: MA,NRWM
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