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Garden of Reflection and Remembrance : 1-September-2011
Garden of Reflection and Remembrance : 1-September-2011

Photographs supplied by Graeme Saunders

A garden commemorates the men and women who served in the Australian Military Forces in conflicts in which Australia has been involved. The garden contains a number of plaques as well as a Lone Pine Tree. 

The Remembrance Garden was originally established in 2001. On the 11th November 2014, the garden was officially opened and renamed the Ted Mankelow Garden of Reflection and Remembrance.

Ted was the driving force behind Barwon Health’s Department of Veterans’ Affairs-supported Gold Card program, which has since been recognised as best practice Australia-wide. He was heavily involved in supporting community health in his region, a member of the Barwon Health Board, as well as holding the Presidential position at Norlane RSL. To honour the significant contribution Ted made to the community in his Veterans’ Affairs role at Barwon Health and his many years of Veterans’ support, the Garden of Reflection and Remembrance was opened in his memory. 

Location

Address:Bellerine Street, Geelong Hospital, Geelong, 3220
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.151922
Long: 144.36445
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 11th November, 2014
Front Inscription

Plaque:
Ted Mankelow Garden of
Reflection and Remembrance
From this day forward
This garden shall ever be 
A quiet place for Diggers all
To rest weary legs and forget times of war
Lest We Forget

Plaque:
This Remembrance Garden Is
Dedicated To Those Men And Women
Of The Australian Military Forces
Who Paid The Supreme Sacrifice
In The Service Of Their Country
And Those Who Have Passed On Since.

Lest We Forget

Source: MA
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