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North Sydney War Memorial / May 2013
North Sydney War Memorial / May 2013

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

The North Sydney War Memorial is constructed of yellow trachyte stone decorated with bronze and brass lettering, wreaths and plaques. The memorial was originally erected to commemorate those who fell in World War One but now honours the fallen in all wars and conflicts.

The War Memorial foundation stone was laid by the Governor - General. Lord Forster on the 24th January 1924 with the unveiling of the memorial performed by Lord Stonehaven on the 10th October 1926.
The Sydney Morning Herald , 2nd June & 9th October 1926.

Location

Address:Ridge Street, St Leonards Park, North Sydney, 2060
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.832977
Long: 151.210052
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Monument Designer:Frank Thorp (Peddle, Thorp & Walker Architects)

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 10th October, 1926
Front Inscription

IN MEMORY OF
THE GLORIOUS
DEAD WHO
FELL IN THE
GREAT WARS
1914 TO 1919
1939 TO 1945

LEST WE FORGET

Back Inscription

GREATER LOVE
HATH NO MAN
THAN THIS
THAT HE GIVE
HIS LIFE FOR
HIS COUNTRY

Source: MA, NRWM
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