Sheepyard & Community War MemorialPrint Page
A monument consisting of a series of ironstone boulders in a semi-circular design, commemorates Australian servicemen and women who have fought in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.
In the centre of the memorial is a beefwood sign and there are a number of plaques on individual boulders which commemorate conflicts including a plaque dedicated to Aboriginal Servicemen in all wars. There are also plaques dedicated to individuals. The area is paved with mullock gravel and a tiled footpath and is bounded by spaced wooden hurdles. There are three flagpoles behind the memorial.
|Address:||Lake Beard, Sheepyard Opal Field, 2832|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -29.677766|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 25th April, 2003|
|Approx. Monument Dedication Date:|
IN MEMORY OF ALL AUSTRALIAN ARMY MEDICAL WOMENS SERVICE
FROM DOROTHY ROSE (NEWMAN)
NFX 99940 A.I.F. A.A.M.W.S.
DEDICATED TO ALL AUSTRALIAN ABORIGINALS WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRY IN TIME OF WAR
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO DIED AND A TRIBUTE TO ALL WHO SERVED AUSTRALIA DURING TIMES OF WAR
1950 ~ 1953
IN MEMORY OF OUR COMRADES WHO SERVED AND FELL IN KOREA
WORLD WAR II
1939 ~ 1945
IN MEMORY OF THOSE MEN AND WOMEN WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES IN DEFENCE OF OUR COUNTRY
WORLD WAR I
1914 ~ 1918
TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE MEMBERS OF THE ARMED FORCES WHO FOUGHT AND DIED FOR THEIR COUNTRY.
AND TO THOSE MEN AND WOMEN WHO GAVE THEIR VALUABLE SERVICE BOTH AT HOME AND ABROAD.
MALAYA AND BORNEO
1948 ~ 1960.
IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO SERVED AND DIED IN MALAYA AND BORNEO
1962 ~ 1972
DEDICATED TO ALL AUSTRALIANS WHO SERVED IN SOUTH VIETNAM AND TO THE MEMORY OF THOSE WHO LOST THEIR LIVES.