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21-July-2014
21-July-2014

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Glenorie War Memorial  commemorates those who have served in conflicts in which Australia has been involved. The memorial is an obelisk containing honour rolls in a parkland setting, topped with a stone cannon,  and was originally erected to commemorate those who served in World War One. The obelisk was restored in 1985 to include those from the from the surrounding District who have served in all wars. 

A replica of this memorial has been erected within the grounds of the Glenorie Returned Services League Club.  

Glenorie honored its war heroes and dead when its beautiful stone honor roll was unveiled last Saturday. In the presence of a record assemblage for the place, Mr. H. King, who presided, called upon the member, for the district, Mr. W. Thompson, M.L.A., to unveil the memorial. After a few well chosen and eloquent words, which reached the hearts of his hearers, Mr. Thompson performed the unveiling ceremony, disclosing to view the enduring monument erected of local material by local hands.  Sir Owen Cox, M.L.C., in a short address, stressed attention to the need that would arise to keep in green remembrance the returned heroes who might need help and assistance later on. Mr. J. O. Hunt, M.L.A. in his address, drew special attention to the need for the children to remember and copy the deeds and patriotism of those whose names appeared cut in the stone before them. The memorial is a credit to the little Hills community, its design, material, construction and cost being all confined to the district.  Owing to voluntary labor the cost was brought to a minimum, and many far larger and more prosperous places may well envy Glenorie its memmorial roll of honour. 
The Cumberland Argus and Fruitgrowers Advocate
Parramatta, NSW),  30 November 1918. 

Location

Address:936 Old Northern Road, Walter Buckingham Memorial Park, Glenorie, 2157
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.601227
Long: 151.007807
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 23rd November, 1918
Front Inscription

ROLL OF HONOUR 

[ Names ]

Roll of Honour
1915 - 1919

[ Names ]

Plaque :

The Restoration Of This
Honor Roll Was Dedicated
By Local Ministers Of
Religion And Unveiled By
A. E. Schwebel On The 25th
April 1985
            F. Burrell, President

Left Side Inscription

Roll of Honour 
1939 - 1945

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

(Names)

Roll of Honour

Korea  1950 - 1954
Vietnam 1962 - 1973
[ Names ]

Borneo 1962 - 1966
[ Names ]

Malay 1948 - 1960

Roll of Honour
Women Of All Services
Served In All Wars.

(Names) 

Source: MA,NRWM
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