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Griffith Cenotaph commemorates those from the district who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved. The Cenotaph was erected in memory of fallen soldiers.
Monument characteristics :
The Cenotaph is a 13.7 metre yellow-painted reinforced concrete structure in the form of an equilateral triangle. It was supplemented in 2011 with eight black polished granite stones which list the names of approximately 3000 service personnel.
Yesterday part of the Anzac Day celebrations in Griffith was the unveiling of the cenotaph in Banna avenue by Mrs. R. H. Bradbury, who worked strenuously in a campaign to raise funds for its construction.
The Murrumbidgee Irrigator (Leeton, NSW), 26 April 1940.
|Address:||Banna Avenue, Memorial Park, Griffith, 2680|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -34.287559|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||A .B. Long|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Thursday 25th April, 1940|
LEST WE FORGET
Plaque 1 :
IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN
UNKNOWN AUSTRALIAN SOLDIER
75TH ANNIVERSARY OF
11. 11. 1993
Plaque 2 :
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
GRIFFITH MEMORIAL GARDENS
In Honour Of
Men And Women Of Griffith And District
Who Served Australia In Times Of Conflict.
We Will Remember Them
Lest We Forget