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24-February-2014
24-February-2014

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The War Memorial commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action in conflicts in which Australia has been involved.  A field gun was dedicated at the memorial on the 13th March 2001.

Monument characteristics :

Black granite wall structure surmounted by an Australian Military Forces badge which lists the names of those from the district who lost their lives in World War One. The memorial also lists the names of Red Cross Nurses who lost their lives in the conflict. The rear side has four silhouette figures (Navy, Army, Airforce, and Women`s services).

Location

Address:Low Street, Federal Park, Wallsend, 2287
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.899297
Long: 151.671426
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 1st July, 1996
Front Inscription

OUR HEROES WHO FOUGHT & FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 
                             1914 - 1918 
                           IN MEMORY OF
                             [ Names ]

Left Side Inscription

CONFLICTS AUSTRALIAN
MEN & WOMEN HAVE
FOUGHT IN

1889 - 1902 Boer War
1900-01  China
1914 - 18  First World War 
1939 - 45 Second World War
1950 - 53  Korean War
1950 - 60  Malayan Emergency
1963 - 66  Indonesian Confrontation
1962 - 72  Vietnam War
1991  Gulf War
United Nations
Peace Keeping Forces

Right Side Inscription
A Tribute Of Honor
To Sons & Citizens
Of Glorious Memory,
All For Each And Each For All
Twas Thus They Heard The Empires Call
For Freedom Home And Motherland.

Red Cross Contingent
7th February 1920
They Were Also Ready
And Their Names Liveth For Evermore.
[Names]
Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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