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23-May-2016 (Peter Williams)
23-May-2016 (Peter Williams)

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A monument commemorates the services of Australian Defence Force personnel from 1900 to 1999.

Location

Address:Mann Street & Vaughan Avenue, Gosford Memorial Park, Gosford, 2250
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.431404
Long: 151.340818
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Plaque
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Approx. Event Start Date:1900
Approx. Event End Date:1999

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 25th April, 1999
Front Inscription

A CENTURY OF SERVICE TO GOD AND COUNTRY
      1900 - 1999

South Africa - 1902
Boxer Rebellion - 1900 - 1901
First World War - 1914 - 1918
Second World War - 1939 - 1945
Korean War - 1950 - 1953
Malayan Emergency - 1950 - 1960
Indonesian Confrontation - 1963 - 1966
Vietnam War - 1962 - 1973
Peace Keeping - 1947
Gulf War - 1991 - 1991

They answered their country`s call
They paid the price of freedom
Their name liveth for evermore

" Lest We Forget"
Unveiled - 25/4/99 by Gosford Mayor Chris Holstein & R.S.L. President Bob Sturgeon

Dedication by : Chaplain Eric Trezise, Venerable John Southwarden and Father Paul Finucane

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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