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06-February-2016
06-February-2016

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

Emu Plains War Memorial commemorates those who served in World War One. 

Saturday last was a red letter day for Emu Plains, the occasion being the unveiling of the Soldiers' Memorial in the local park. The unveiling ceremony was performed by Major General Cox. V.D. D.S.O., who was accompanied by Mrs. Cox, in the presence of about 500 spectators including many visitors. The memorial is of "obelisk" or " spire" design and is executed in polished trachyte.
The Blue Mountain Echo (NSW), 13 July 1923.

Location

Address:Great Western Highway & Park Street, Dukes Oval, Emu Plains, 2750
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.752412
Long: 150.664545
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:Mr. R. J. Paterson
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 7th July, 1923
Front Inscription

        Erected
By The Residents Of

     Emu Plains
In Honor Of The Men
Who Gave Their Services
During The Great War
     1914 – 1919.

 

Left Side Inscription

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Back Inscription

[ Names ]

"Died For God
King and Country"

 

Right Side Inscription

[ Names ]

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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