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The Clock Tower Memorial was originally erected to commemorate those who served in World War One. The tower was remodelled in 1951 and dedicated to those who served in both World Wars.  Additional plaques have been added to to the memorial to commemorate later conflicts. 

The foundation stone for the Campsie Memorial Clock Tower was laid by the Mayor of Canterbury, Alderman Parry on the 28th May 1932. It was erected by the Campsie Women`s Strong Post, who were a group which welcomed home returning servicemen.

Location

Address:194 Beamish Street, ANZAC Mall, Campsie, 2194
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.910998
Long: 151.103646
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 28th May, 1932
Front Inscription

This Memorial honours those who served
in the Armed Forces during
WORLD WARS 1914 - 18  1939 - 45

Erected by the Women of the Strong Post 
remodelled by public subscription 1951
the foundation stone was laid by
       STANLEY F. PARRY
     Mayor  28th May 1932

Left Side Inscription

1914 - 1918

Plaque :

                In Memory Of
Corporal Albert Edward (Ted) Matthews
             Service No. 180
"The Last Survivor, ANZAC Landing,
      Gallipoli, 25th April 1915"

    Passed away 9 December 1997
                 at age 101

Back Inscription

Vietnam 
1962 - 72

Malaysia
1964 - 65

Borneo
1963 - 66

Malaya
1955 - 63

Korea
1950 - 53

Right Side Inscription
1939 - 1945
Source: MA,SKP,NWRM
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