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28-December-2015
28-December-2015

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams / Sandra Brown

Monaghan Hayes Place commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved. It is named after Trooper Monaghan Hayes, who was the first Cooma resident to die during World War One.  Monaghan Hayes was killed at Gallipoli in July 1915.

Within Monaghan Hayes Place there are several walls commemorating service personnel and units and in the vicinity are a number of cairns which have plaques attached to them.  

Location

Address:Vale Street, Cooma, 2630
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -36.234016
Long: 149.123683
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Actual Event STart Date:31-July-1917
Actual Event End Date:31-July-1917

Dedication

Front Inscription

MONAGHAN HAYES PLACE

Plaque 1 :
MONAGHAN R. HAYES.
NO. 330 Trooper 1ST AUST. LIGHT HORSE
Killed Gallipoli 
31 JULY 1915
First Cooma Soldier To Fall In
World War 1

Plaque 2 :
6074
Capt. ZYGMUNT OLSZEWSKI
British Para Brigade  
Polish Medal Of Victory
And Freedom
1908 - 1994

Plaque 3 :
In Recognition Of
THE COOMA MONARO SUB-BRANCH
Of The Returned and Services League
Of Australia
In Development Of Monaghan Hayes Place
As A Memorial To Those Who Served

Plaque 4:
NX51253
Lieut. JOHN S. MOSELY 
2/33 Battalion
K.I.A. 15.9.42  
First Cooma Man To Fall
In W.W.2

 

Plaque 5:
46740
JOHN MACK
1925 -1995
HIS DRIVE AND VISION
INITIATED THIS PROJECT


Plaque 6:

IN MEMORY OF 
ALL ROYAL ENGINEERS OF
19th DIV.- 14th ARMY
WHO DIED DURING 1943 -45
IN BURMA CAMPAIGN
Lest we forget. 

 

 

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