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A memorial fountain dedicated to the "place of farewell" for World War One soldiers; established by their mothers and wives. Mrs Simons of Kensington, who lost two sons in the First World War was the first person to drink at the fountain.
|Address:||Cowper Wharf Road, Wharf side of road, Woolloomooloo, 2011|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.8675|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Monument Designer:||H. Budden and C. Greenwell|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 25th April, 1922|
To commemorate the place of farewell to the soldiers who passed through the gates opposite for the Great War 1914 1919
Erected by the women of NSW under the auspices of the Centre for Soldiers Wives and Mothers