6th Australian Light Horse MemorialPrint Page
A tree commemorates all those who served in 6th Australian Light Horse Regiment and the New South Wales Mounted Rifles. In front of the tree is a bronze plaque on a block of red granite.
|Address:||Short Street, Cooke Park, Parkes, 2870|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.139722|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 21st April, 1998|
THEIR SERVICE - OUR HERITAGE
Men of the Light Horse - your sacrifice & deeds and
those of following generations of Australians who
fought for Australia will remain ever etched in the
history of a grateful nation
Defence of ANZAC South Africa 1899 - 1902
Rumani Sari Bair
Gaza - Beersheeba Egypt 1915 - 1917
Jordan - Esalt Jerusalem
Megiddo Jordan - Amman
South West Pacific Palestine 1917 - 1918
Cape Endaladere Buna Gona
Senemi - Creek
This tree was planted and dedicated to the memory of all
those who served in the 6th Australian Light Horse
Regiment NSW Mounted Rifles
in peace and war.
This plaque was unveiled by
Rear Admiral G. R. Griffiths AO DSO DSC
National Chairman, Australian Veterans and Defence Services Council
21st April 1998.
Organised by: The Australian Veterans and Defence Services Council
& Department of Veterans Affairs