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Bribbaree War Memorial commemorates the men from the town and district who served in conflicts in which Australia has been involved. The memorial was originally erected to commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action during World War One. Plaques were added to the memorial to commemorate those who served in World War Two and subsequent conflicts and the 75th anniversary of Remembrance Day.
The unveilíng ceremony of the memorial took place at Bribbaree on Sunday afternoon at 3 o'clock in the presence of a large and representative gathering from all parts of the district. The weather was beautifully fine and cool. The monument is of reinforced concrete 10 feet high 5 feet at base, and Italian marble inset for names and is of neat design and workmanship and enclosed with an iron railing; sltuated on a corner reserve opposite the railway station in the main street. The hon. secretary Mr. J. W. Byrne, and the hon. treasurer Mr. Ray Sweeney together with their co-workors are to be congratulated upon their splendid achievement.
Young Witness (NSW), 31 January 1922.
|Address:||Weedallion Street, ANZAC Park, Bribbaree, 2594|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -34.119397|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 29th January, 1922|
BY THE RESIDENTS OF
BRIBBAREE AND DISTRICT
TO THE MEMORY OF OUR FALLEN
HEROES, WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES
FOR THEIR COUNTRY`S SAKE IN THE
1914 GREAT WAR 1919 .
IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN
UNKNOWN AUSTRALIAN SOLDIER
75TH ANNIVERSARY OF
11. 11. 1993
THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES
THOSE FROM THIS DISTRICT
WHO SERVED IN
WORLD WAR II, 1939 - 1945
LEST WE FORGET