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13-April-2015
13-April-2015

Photographs supplied by John Huth

The Memorial Wall commemorates those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

Location

Address:Tumbulgum Road, Remembrance Place , Murwillumbah, 2484
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -28.326944
Long: 153.400426
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 25th April, 2001
Front Inscription

LEST WE FORGET

FOR ALL THOSE WHO SERVED

Plaque :

THIS MEMORIAL WALL

Was Built By The RSL Sub-Branch
Assisted By The Tweed Shire Council
And The Kingscliff College Of TAFE

Funded By Donations From
Department Of Veterans`Affairs, RSL,
Local Organisations And The Public.

Dedicated By The Students Of This Town`s
Schools As A Memorial To All Who Have
Served This Nation And As A Reminder
To Future Generations Of The Sacrifice
Given To Ensure That Future.

25th April 2001

Back Inscription

Plaque :
Murwillumbah
War Widows` Guild Club
Established 26th august 1985

Dedicted to the memory of all War Widows.

Unveiled by
Councilor Max R Boyd AM
Tweed Shire Council  
25 April 2005

Plaque :
SOUTH VIETNAM 1962 - 73
Unveiled By
Major General J. M. Connolly AO CSC 
18th August 2002

Plaque :
KOREAN WAR 1950 -53

Dedicated to those who fell and those
who served in the British Commonwealth
Forces Korea as part of the United
Nations Force   
Dedicated 11th November 2009

Plaque :
British Commonwealth Occupation Forces  
Australian Contingent
Japan 1945 - 1952

Plaque :
National Service
Memorial

Commemorating the service of 287000 young men
called up for National Service in the
Navy  Army and Air Force
between 1951 and 1972.  
212 were killed on active service overseas
and approximately 1500 were wounded

Placed by the
Tweed Valley - Murwillumbah Sub-branch of the 
National Servicemen`s Association of Australia 

Plaque :
To All Those That Served And Those
Who Paid The Supreme Sacrifice
Malayan Emergency  1950 - 1960
Fedration of Malaya and Colony of Singapore  1957 - 1960
Borneo (Sarawak, Sabah, Brunei)  1962 - 1964
Nth East Thailand  1962 - 1965
Malaysia, Singapore & Brunei  1964 - 1966

Lest We Forget
Dedicated 31st August 2011




 

 

Right Side Inscription

Plaque :
                 Boer War  
              South Africa  
10th October 1899 - 31st May 1902
The Boer War was the first war in which the Commonwealth of Australia fought as a nation

Australia's military contribution
23,000 Troops Militia / Reservists  500 Permanent soldiers   1 Gun Battery  
60 Army Nurses
1000 killed or died of wounds and other causes

Tweed District military contribution  33 troopers
6 Victoria Crosses awarded to Australians  161 other bravery awards
43,000 horses shipped over (none returned )   100 POWs

Dedicated : Remembrance Day Monday 11th November 2013
Tweed Valley - Murwillumbah Sub branch National Servicemen`s Association of Australia and Dept of Veterans Affairs
"Saluting Their Service"

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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