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The Richmond War Memorial was originally erected to commemorate those who served in World War One.

Pillars have been erected around the original monument to commemorate other conflicts.

Richmond, Saturday. The fine granite monument erected in honor of the men of Richmond and district who served in the war was unveiled this afternoon by Brigadier-General Cox. The memorial was erected through the efforts of the ladies of the Richmond Comforts Fund. There was an immense gathering, and the proceedings were marked by great enthusiasm. Among the speakers were the Rev. W. R. Milne, the Rev. Father Stevens, the Rev. F. Dillon, Colonel Thomas Fiaschi, Colonel Pierre Fiaschi, Brigadier-General Lamrock, Colonel Paine, Mayor Southee, the principal of the Hawkesbury Agricultural College, and Messrs. R. Bruce Walker, E. S. Corr M's.L.A. and Mr. E. K. Bowden. Councillor B. E. Sullivan, Mayor of Rlchmond, presided.
Sun (Sydney), 10 April 1921. 

Location

Address:March & E Market Streets, Richmond Park, Richmond, 2753
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.598636
Long: 150.752221
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 9th April, 1921
Front Inscription

For The Glory Of God
And The Good Of The Empire

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Erected By
Members Of
Richmond District Comfort Fund
In Honour Of Those Who Fought
In The World`s War 1914 - 19

Left Side Inscription

For The Glory Of God
And The Good Of The Empire

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Back Inscription

For The Glory Of God
And The Good Of The Empire

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Right Side Inscription

For The Glory Of God
And The Good Of The Empire

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Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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