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06-January-2016
06-January-2016

An obelisk commemorates those from Meadowbank and West Ryde who served in World War One.
 

Sir Joseph Cook, Commonwealth Treasurer, performed the ceremony of unveiling a soldiers' memorial at Meadowbank park last Saturday afternoon. Lady Cook accompanied her husband and Messrs Anderson and Bavin, Ms.L.A., were also present. 
 
A fine sandstone obelisk has been reared close to the edge of the Parramatta River. It contains the names of 70 soldiers who went to war from Meadowbank and District. 
Western Star and Roma Advertiser (Toowoomba, Qld), 
12 March 1921.
 

Location

Address:Meadow Crescent, Memorial Park, Meadowbank, 2114
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.820263
Long: 151.088077
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
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 5th March, 1921
Front Inscription

For King And Country

        Erected
            By
The Residents Of
Meadowbank And West Ryde
   In Honour Of
Those Who Fell
And Fought In
The Great War
1914 – 1919

Left Side Inscription

France 

Roll of Honour

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

Gallipoli

Roll of Honour

Killed

[ Names ]

Source: MA,NRWM
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