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Cobargo & District RSL Memoiral : November 2013
Cobargo & District RSL Memoiral : November 2013

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

Cobargo & District Soldiers War Memorial was originally erected to commemorate those from the district who served in World War One. The names of those who served in World War Two, Korea and Vietnam were added at a later date.

Plans for the erection of a soldiers memorial at Cobargo have been accepted by the Memorial Committee. The cost of erection and lettering will be about £315. Sir Alexander Hore-Ruthven will formally unveil the Cobargo Soldiers memorial on November 16th. 1935 
The Southern Record & Advertiser (NSW), 20th July 1934, The Shoalhaven News and South Coast Districts Advertiser, 21st September 1935

Location

Address:Princes Highway & Tarlinton Street, Cobargo, 2550
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.387056
Long: 149.889093
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Manufacturer:Ziegler & Sons (Bega)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 16th November, 1935
Front Inscription

COBARGO AND DISTRICT
SOLDIERS MEMORIAL
THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918
(NAMES)

Left Side Inscription

THERE IS NO GLORY LIKE HIS
WHO LOVES HIS COUNTRY

WORLD WAR 11
(NAMES)

Right Side Inscription

WORLD WAR 11
(NAMES)
KOREA
(NAMES)
VIETNAM
(NAMES)

THEIR STORY IS NOT GRAVEN
ON STONE OVER THEIR NATIVE EARTH
 

 

Source: NRWM, MA
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