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05-May-2015
05-May-2015

Photographs supplied by Peter Williams

The Rockdale Memorial Garden commemorates the men and women of Rockdale who died in service or were killed in action in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

The garden was refurbished as part of the ANZAC Centenary in 2015. 

Location

Address:The Seven Ways & Princes Highway, Rockdale, 2216
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.953154
Long: 151.137221
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 6th February, 1971
Front Inscription

In Remembrance

Plaque :

100 Years of ANZAC
The spirit lives
2014 - 2018

Together we remember

Councillor Shane O`Brien Mayor of the City of Rockdale On behalf of the Citizens of Rockdale City 
Sunday 19 April 2015

Rockdale City Council

Plaque :

Memorial Garden

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 

Opened by the Hon. R.W. Askin M.L.A. Premier and Treasurer of New South Wales

6th February 1971.

Lest we forget
 

Inscription in Proximity

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

Rockdale City Council

Source: NRWM, MA
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