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24-February-2016
24-February-2016

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A monument commemorates 14 casualties of the First World War who are buried in the cemetery. 

Location

Address:North Head Scenic Drive, Third Quarantine Cemetery, North Head, Manly, 2095
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.817702
Long: 151.294585
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

Dedication

Front Inscription

(top plaque)
THIS MEMORIAL WAS UNVEILED BY
MR RUSTY PRIEST AM
STATE PRESIDENT
THE RETURNED & SERVICE LEAGUE OF AUSTRALIA
NEW SOUTH WALES BRANCH

22 NOVEMBER 1997

(middle plaque)
Listed below are 14 casualties of the 1914 -1918 War who are buried
in this Cemetery and who graves are no longer able to be identified
(Names) 

These casualties have been officially commemorated by the
Office of Australian War Grave in the 
NSW Garden of Remembrance, at the Rookwood 
Necropolis, Sydney. 

(bottom plaque)
THIRD QUARANTINE STATION CEMETERY,
NORTH HEAD
This is the third and final cemetery used at the North
Head Quarantine Station. It opened in 1881, for the burial
of victims of Sydney`s smallpox epidemic.

From 1881 to 1925 there were approximately 241 people
buried here, nearly all of them victims of infectious
diseases. These people included Sydney residents, 
immigrants, travellers, ship' crews, returning
servicemen and quarantine staff

This monument commemorates 14 casualties of the First
World War who are buried in this cemetery. 

Source: MA
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