www.monumentaustralia.org.au

Rockdale Memorial GardenPrint Page Print this page

05-May-2015
05-May-2015

Photographs supplied by Peter Williams

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. 

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.
View Google Map

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
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
Proudly sponsored by UBC Web Design