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Lancers Memorial : 30-August-2014
Lancers Memorial : 30-August-2014

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The Royal New South Wales Lancers Memorial commemorates all those who lost their lives while serving with the New South Wales Lancers in conflicts since the Boer War. The memorial which was originally erected in 1985 was updated in 2011 and now contains a roll of honour in memory of the Lancers who lost their lives in World War One as well as plaques dedicated to servicemen who have been killed in accidents since World War Two.

 

Location

Address:2 Smith Street, War Memorial Garden, Lancer Barracks, Parramatta, 2150
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.817017
Long: 151.006192
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 9th April, 1985
Front Inscription

IN MEMORY OF
THE MEMBERS OF THE 1ST LIGHT HORSE REGIMENT A.I.F.
WHO PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE DURING WORLD WAR 1
DEDICATED BY THE ROYAL NEW SOUTH WALES LANCER ASSOCIATION AND CONSECRATED ON MARCH 6, 2011
(Names)

 

(right plaque)
In Memory Of
Members Of The Australian Armoured Regiment AIF
(Royal New South Wales Lancers)
Who Died On Active Service 1939-1945
(Names)

This Memorial Was Erected By The
Royal New South Wales Lancers Association
And Consecrated On April 9, 1985

(left plaque)

In Memory Of The New South Wales Lancers
Who Paid The Supreme Sacrifice
In The South African War 1899 to 1900
(Names)
Erected By The Royal New South Wales Lancers Association 2005

 

 

Back Inscription
This Plaque Is To Perpetuate The Name Of The
21 Aust. Fd. Regt. Formerly 21 Aust. Fd. Brigade.

Originally A Support Unit Of The First Cavalry Division
The Regiment Was Formed On 1 May 1921 And Disbanded In 1943
The Regiment Moulded A Host Of Artillerymen For Their
Splendid Roles In World War II

Unveiled by
COLONEL J.N.L.SARGENT. O.B.E., E.D.
On 5 May 1990
Source: SKP, NRWM, MA
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