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The memorial, unveiled on Sunday, November 27, 2011 by the North Bondi RSL Sub-Branch, features three black granite walls and a large S-shaped sculpture made of glass, stainless steel and stone. Emblazoned on one of these walls are the words of Captain Saunders, MBE, the first aboriginal commissioned officer in the Australian Army, from when he fought at Kapyong in the Korean War on April 24, 1951.

The sculpture features 20 plaques describing incidents in each war Australia has participated in, and a plaque dedicated to peacekeeping. The two other black granite walls include the names, ranks, and images of Australia's Victoria Cross recipients.

The memorial was unveiled on the 70th anniversary of the end of the Siege of Tobruk.


Address:118-120 Ramsgate Avenue, Scarborough Crescent Reserve, adjacent North Bondi RSL Club, North Bondi , 2026
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.890369
Long: 151.282384
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Monument Designer:Bryan Bathgate (designer) ( Curtin Bathgate & Somers), De Emmi Creative Solutions (sculpture)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 27th November, 2011
Source: NRWM
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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