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20-June-2017
20-June-2017

Photographs supplied by Bryan Hardy

A rose garden commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action in World Wars One and Two.

After the end of World War Two, the Kondinin Road Board decided to establish a memorial garden in the town. But preliminary approaches seeking the cooperation of a body prepared to undertake the upkeep of the garden were unsuccessful, and the matter was dropped until the Kondinin Rose Society decid to maintian the garden.

The land was prepared under the direction of Mr. Harry Biggin, a member of the society. The idea finally adopted provided for the placing of a rose bush in memory of each soldier who lost his life on active service in either of the World Wars. The first roses were planted in July, 1948, by a working bee, the younger members digging the holes and the others doing the planting. A dozen shrubs and 30 roses were planted.

Location

Address:Jones Street, Kondinin, 6367
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.495532
Long: 118.267631
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:July-1948
Front Inscription

Memorial Garden

Plaque :

World War I and World War II

Killed in action

[ Names ]
 

Source: MA,SKP
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