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13-September-2017
13-September-2017

Photographs supplied by Father Ted Doncaster / Sally McGilvray

A courtyard and pergola commemorates the centenary of the ANZAC landings at Gallipoli in April 1915 during World War One.

The Rosalie Primary School has a long association with the local 11th Battalion (now the 11 / 28th Battalion).  The school colours of brown and blue are significant as these were the colours of the 11th Battalion (The City of Perth Regiment). It is believed the school adopted the colours of the 11th in recognition of, and respect for, their Head Teacher (Harry Naylor) who lost his life in World War One while serving as a member of the 11th Battalion. It is highly likely that children attending school around this time also had family connections with the City of Perth Regiment.

Funding was received for the project through the ANZAC Centenary Grants Program.

Location

Address:101 Onslow Road, Rosalie Primary School , Shenton Park , 6008
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.961052
Long: 115.816078
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Walkway
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:25-April-1915
Actual Event End Date:25-April-2015
Link:http://www.dva.gov.au/consultation-…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 4th May, 2015
Front Inscription

This courtyard commemorates the ANZAC Centenary

1914 - 2014

With deep respect & appreciation.

The Rosalie community

Left Side Inscription

The Ode

They shall not grow 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.

Lest we forget

Source: MA,DVA
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