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11-January-2016
11-January-2016

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown

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. 

Location

Address:Short Street, Cooke Park, Parkes, 2870
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.139722
Long: 148.174444
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 21st April, 1998
Front Inscription

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

Source: MA,SKP
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