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Michael Tognolini Peace Garden was established to remember all those who gave their lives in the struggle for peace. The garden is named after Trooper Michael Tognolini, B Squadron, 3 Cavalry Regiment (RAAC), who lost his life in Vietnam on the 20th April 1970.
Michael Tognolini was a resident of Burwood Municipality.
|Address:||Burwood Road, Burwood Park, Burwood, 2134|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.873719|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 11th August, 1990|
BURWOOD MUNICIPAL COUNCIL
This Plaque Was Erected To Commemorate
The Rededication Of The War Memorial Arch
And The Construction Of
The Michael Tognolini Peace Garden
On 11th August 1990
Rear Admiral Peter Sinclair AO
Governor Of New South Wales
Alderman George Howe Greg Harragon
Mayor Town Clerk
Michael Tognolini Peace Garden
This garden was constructed to remember all those who gave their lives in the struggle for peace. The garden was named after a resident of Burwood Municipality who died in the service of his country in Vietnam on 20th April, 1970.
War Memorial Arch
The Memorial Arch which was unveiled by the Governor-General, Lord Forster on 25th April, 1923 lists the names of 937 men and four nurses who served in World War 1. The names of 149 who died in this conflict are also listed. The Arch was rededicated as a general war memorial to honour all Burwood residents who served and fell in the service of Australia.