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06-March-2016
06-March-2016

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown / Peter F Williams

Voyager Memorial Park War Memorial and surrounds commemorate those who have served in conflicts in which Australia has been involved. The memorial which is a large sandstone arch accompanied by walls bearing plaques and a Lone Pine Tree is located behind the Huskisson RSL Club. The memorial wall was dedicated on the 25th January 1993. 

Location

Address:Currambene Street, Behind Huskisson RSL , Huskisson, 2540
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.037722
Long: 150.672327
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Actual Event STart Date:10-February-1964
Actual Event End Date:10-February-1964

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 21st November, 1987
Front Inscription

LEST WE FORGET

Back Inscription
(Plaque) 
THE SALUTE TO THE SERVICES AND SURROUNDS
WERE OFFICIALLY OPENED BY
SIR IVAN DOUGHERTY KT.B. D.S.O.AND BAR E.D. B.E.C 
ON 21st NOVEMBER 1987
PRESIDENT                    SECRETARY
DOUG BRENNAN           KEN PATTERSON

THE MEMORIAL WALL WAS DEDICATED BY
CHAPLAIN WALTER WHEELDON M.B.E.
R.A.N. RTD.
ON 25th JANUARY 1993
- ADVANCE AUSTRALIA FAIR - 
PRESIDENT                                  SECRETARY
JIM BENNETT-BURLEIGH      FAY BENNETT- BURLEIGH
Inscription in Proximity
"SALUTE TO THE SERVICES"
THIS AREA HAS BEEN CONSTRUCTED BY MEMBERS OF THE HUSKISSON R.S.L.SUB-BRANCH, SUPPORTED BY SHOALHAVEN CITY COUNCIL. 
IN RECOGNITION OF THE CONTRIBUTION MADE BY THE ARMED FORCES, MERCHANT NAVY AND THE WOMEN`S SERVICES DURING WAR AND IN PEACE.
FOR THE GOOD OF THE COMMONWEALTH AND ITS CITIZENS.
THE PINE TREE HAS GROWN FROM A SEED BROUGHT FROM ANZAC COVE GALLIPOLI. 
"TO THOSE WHO GAVE THEIR TODAY
FOR OUR AND OUR CHILDREN`S TOMORROW." 
HUSKISSON RSL SUB-BRANCH
40TH YEAR OF SERVICE - 1987
Doug Brennan               Ken Patterson
President                       Hon. Secretary


(Plaque)
In Memory Of 
KOREA
1950 - 1956

 
Source: MA,NRWM
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