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05-July-2014

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A cairn and a wall commemorate those who have served in the various conflicts in which Australia has been involved.

Location

Address:Bridge Street, Boronia Park, Epping, 2121
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.774521
Long: 151.078349
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 20th April, 1996
Front Inscription

Lest We Forget

This plaque is in remembrance of all those servicemen and women who served in all theatres of war in which Australia has been involved and who made the supreme sacrifice in defence of their country

Plaque :

Relocated World War 2
Ex-servicemen memorial plaque

In 1919, the World War 1 ex-servicemen from the Epping District formed a small social group furthering their common interests and mateship from wartime.  This group later to become the Epping RSL sub-branch of the NSW Branch of the Returned and Servies League of Australia.

On moving from their meeting hall to their larger premises in Oxford Street, this memorial was resited on that building.

Following the sale of that building, in 1995 the Epping Club was relocated to Rawson Street.

This plaque is now reset here, in this Memorial Area, Boronia Park Epping, to the memory of the ex-service personnel of the Epping District from the Second World War.

1st June 2008

John Curdie OAM sub-Branch President
John Prestidge RFD ED sub-Branch Secretary
Max Falconer MBE sub-Branch Treasurer 

Plaque :

BORONIA PARK EPPING CENOTAPH
Erected by the members of the Epping RSL sub-Branch

This memorial remembers the sacrifices of the sons and daughters of Australia, who served their country during hostilities on the ground, in the air and at sea.  Many rest forever in foreign lands.  Their brave and selfless contribution to the maintenance of world peace remembered.

Their sacrifices and valour forever remind us of the heavy price paid by the generations of Australians in crushing tyranny of those times.

We acknowledge the debt to them and recognise all those who worked tirelessly in the factories on the land or at home to support them
June 1st 2008

President : John Curdie OAM
Secretary : John Prestidge RFD ED
Treasurer : Max Falconer MBE

Lest We Forget

This memorial area has been funded jointly by the 
Epping RSL Sub-Branch
Parramatta City Council
Department of Veterans Affairs

Plaque :

This memorial was erected as a joint project of 
Epping R & SL Sub-Branch
Rotary Club of Epping Inc.
Parramatta City Council
Department of Employment Education and Training 

as part of Australia Remembers 1945 - 1996

Dedicated 20th April 1996

 

 

Left Side Inscription

1914  1919 

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Right Side Inscription

In Sacred Memory Of Our Comrades Who Fell In World War II 
1939 - 1945

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Source: MA,NRWM
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