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19-February-2020
19-February-2020

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The ANZAC Memorial was erected to commemorate 750 men from the Hawkesbury Agricultural College who served in World War One. The campus at Richmond was formerly the Hawkesbury Agricultural College. 

The memorial was made possible by the federal government’s ANZAC Centenary Local Grants Program, which donated $37,950 to the Richmond and Windsor RSL sub-branches. The memorial was the centrepiece of the 2015 ANZAC ceremony at McQuade Park, Windsor. The memorial was moved to the university after the ceremony and unveiled at the campus in July 2015. 

Location

Address:Science Road, Hawkesbury Campus, Western Sydney University, Richmond, 2075
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.611317
Long: 150.748821
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

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 25th April, 2015
Front Inscription

Hawkesbury Agricultural College  Members who died in World War One

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Left Side Inscription

The Windsor & District RSL Sub-Branch and the Ricmond Sub-Branch donated this memorial to the University of Western Sydney, Hawkesbury Campus, to commemorate the members of the Hawkesbury Agricultural College who paid the supreme sacrifice in World War 1.

This memorial was made available with the support of Louise Markus MP, Federal Member for Macquarie, funded by the Australian Government ANZAC Centenary Local Grants Program.

It stands as a monument to every Australian who served in all wars and conflicts in the name of our great country Australia.

Source: MA
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