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The Garden is dedicated to the people of the Campbelltown area, and to everyone who served with our forces or lost loved ones in all of the conflicts and peace keeping operations in which Australia has been involved. The War Memorial Garden is planted around in the shape of a Cross of Sacrifice in front of several walls containing the Armed Forces Insignias, The Ode and Dedication plaques.
|Address:||Shakespeare Avenue, Gums Reserve, Tranmere, 5073|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -34.907754|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 24th November, 2009|
This memorial garden is a tribute to the service and sacrifice of Australians and their allies who served Australia at war and peace, especially those who were residents of the City of Campbelltown.
The site has been chosen for its peaceful ambience and the opportunity it provides for contemplation and quiet reflection by those who wish to remember those who have made the great sacrifice through the following conflicts.
South African (Boer War) 1899-1902
China (Boxer Rebellion) 1900-1901
First World War 1914-1918
Second World War 1939 -1945
Occupation of Japan 1946-1951
Korean War 1950 - 1953
Malayan Emergency 1950 - 1960
Indonesian Confrontation 1963 -1966
Vietnam War 1962-1975
First Gulf War 1990 -1991
Peace Keeping 1947 to present
LEST WE FORGET
The Gums War Memorial Garden was dedicated to all Australians who served their country in conflict and peacetime
Rear Admiral Kevin Scarce AC CSC RANR
Governor of South Australia
Tuesday 24 November 2009
"ODE OF REMEMBRANCE"
They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them. We will remember them
Robert Laurence Binyon, 10 August 1869-10 March 1943