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The Rockdale Memorial Garden is dedicated in memory of the men and women of Rockdale who lost their lives in conflicts in which Australia has been involved.
The garden was refurbished as part of the Anzac Centenary in 2015.
|Address:||The Seven Ways & Princes Highway, Rockdale, 2216|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.953154|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Saturday 6th February, 1971|
THE SPIRIT LIVES
Councillor Shane O`Brien
Mayor of the City of Rockdale
On behalf of the Citizens of Rockdale City
Sunday 19 April 2015
This Garden was dedicated to the Glory of God
And in the memory of the men and women of
The Municipality of Rockdale who sacrificed
Their lives for their country in the First and
Second World Wars and subsequent campaigns
The Hon. R.W. Askin M.L.A.
Premier and Treasurer of New South Wales
6th February 1971.
LEST WE FORGET
THE GALLIPOLI ROSE
" It was magical when flowers appeared on
the upper reaches - not that we saw much
of the upper reaches. But when we did,
we were reminded of home when spring
clothed the hills with flowers. The dead
lying among them seemed to be asleep."
Extract from Gallipoli Peninsula
by Alistair Te Ariki Campbell