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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
Long: 151.104308
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 11th August, 1990
Left Side Inscription


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.

Source: SKP,NRWM
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