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24-February-2014
24-February-2014
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The War Memorial commemorates those who served in World War One.  It was unveiled by Major General ("Fighting Charlie") Cox, Commander of the 1st Australian Light Horse Brigade on Armistice Day 1922. A plaque was placed on the memorial in 1993 in memory of the Unknown Soldier and commemorating the 75th anniversary of Remembrance Day. 

Monument characteristics :

A white marble statue of an Australian World War One soldier atop a granite plinth engraved with the names of service personnel.

Location

Address:Darling & Sandwych Streets, Wentworth, 2648
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.106839
Long: 141.919106
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 11th November, 1922
Front Inscription

Erected To The Memory Of
Those Who Enlisted In The Great War
1914 - 1918
And The Following Who Made
The Supreme Sacrifice.

[Names]

Unveiled On 11-11-1922 By
Major General C. F. Cox
C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., V.D.,
Senator for N.S.W.

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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