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02-April-2015
02-April-2015

Photographs supplied by Chris McLaughlin / Roger Johnson

Cootamundra Cenotaph commemorates those who died in service or were killed in action during World Wars One and Two. The memorial was originally unveiled to commemorate those who lost their lives in World War One. 

Behind the monument is a wall of remembrance which contains honour rolls of those from the district who have served in conflicts in which Australia has been involved. 

Monument characteristics :

A marble obelisk with engraved names highlighted in gold. 

Sunday afternoon's ceremony of unveiling the memorial on Albert Park, to the soldiers from Cootamundra and district, who made the supreme sacrifice, was carried out in the presence of nearly 2000 people.
Albury Banner and Wodonga Express (NSW), 16 November 1923.

Location

Address:Thompson & Bourke Streets, Albert Park, Cootamundra, 2590
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.638564
Long: 148.028772
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:Sunday 11th November, 1923
Front Inscription

       In
Memory Of
Those Who Fell
In The Great War
1914 - 1919.

Erected By The People
           Of
Cootamundra And District

1939 - 45
[ Names ]

Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Back Inscription
[ Names ]
Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Source: MA,NRWM
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