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10-August-2016
10-August-2016
Photographs supplied by Ross MacInnes

The Ocean Reef 100th ANZAC Memorial commemorates the centenary of ANZAC.

Funding was received through the Anzac Centenary Grants Program. 

Designed by Smith Sculptors (Charlie Smith and Joan Walsh-Smith), the monument includes an arch 12 metre wide and 6 metre high, with words on the steel frame and images from various wars on digi-glass. The overall layout is based on the passage of light being drawn through a portal entrance, along a ceremonial east-west pathway into a circle composed of 100 elements, commemorating the 100 years of ANZAC tradition and service, towards the setting sun.

The setting sun is framed by an arch or portal carrying further symbolic images and lettering. At the centre is the ‘sacred heart’ of the memorial – the altar. This inner space will be suitable for both formal ceremonies and smaller-scale commemoration. design includes 100 stainless-steel elements with solar-powered lights.

Location

Address:Boat Harbour Quays, Ocean Reef Sea Sports Club, Ocean Reef, 6027
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.759308
Long: 115.728344
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Monument Designer:Smith Sculptors (Charlie Smith & Joan Walsh-Smith) (Gidgegannup, W.A.)
Link:http://www.dva.gov.au/consultation-…

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:2015
Front Inscription

At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them

Gallipoli  World War I  World War II  Korea  Malaya  Vietnam  Iraq  Afghanistan  Peacekeeping

Source: MA,DVA
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