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Nelson Bay War Memorial : 11-October-2012
Nelson Bay War Memorial : 11-October-2012

Photographs supplied by Roger Johnson

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

Monument characteristics :

Sandstone obelisk with the central part having a polished black stone. The front and the sides to the left and right have engraved names. At the base on the front and the sides are the emblems of the 3 armed forces. On the rear panel are the plaques from the original "Nelson Bay Memorial Steps Roll of Honour" in white marble.

The point of the obelisk is engraved with a cross.

Location

Address:Laman Street, Apex Park, Nelson Bay, 2315
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.720164
Long: 152.143194
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 25th April, 1985
Front Inscription

LEST WE FORGET

ERECTED IN HONOUR OF THE MEN & WOMEN OF THIS DISTRICT WHO SERVED IN THE DEFENCE OF THEIR COUNTRY
SECOND WORLD WAR 1939-45

[ Names ]

 

Left Side Inscription

These Plaques Are From The Original Monument

NELSONS BAY ROLL OF HONOUR
[ Names ]

MEMORIAL STEPS ROLL OF HONOUR
[ Names ]

 

Back Inscription

FIRST WORLD WAR
1914 1918
[ Names ]

WWII
[ Name ]

Plaque  :

This Memorial Erected By Nelson Bay R.S.L. Sub-Branch

Plaque  :

Dedicated By Padre Sam McKittrick
25th April 1985

Plaque  :

Memorial Designed By Eric Brae

Right Side Inscription

VIETNAM
[ Names ]

KOREA
[ Name ]

MALAYA
[ Name ]

GULF
[ Names ]

 

Source: MA,NRWM
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