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16-October-2010
16-October-2010

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams / Felicity Merchant / Roger Johnson

The Anderson Park War Memorial commemorates those who have served in conflicts in which Australia has been involved. The War Memorial was originally erected in the park by the Young Chamber of Commerce in memory of those who served in World War Two and commemorates the naming of the park after Lieutenant -Colonel Anderson who was renowned for his gallantry in the Malayan Campaign during World War Two. 

In 1997, a Wall of Remembrance was erected at the memorial site and lists the names of those who served in World War Two. Additional plaques have been added to the wall to commemorate those who served in other conflicts. 

Note: Lieutenant- Colonel Anderson is listed as a separate entry. 

Location

Address:Lovell Street, Anderson Park, Young, 2594
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.311697
Long: 148.296931
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:April-1948
Front Inscription

Monument Erected By
THE YOUNG AND DISTRICT
       CHAMBER
              OF
    COMMERCE

In Honour Of
Those Who Served And
In Memory Of Those
Who Fell During The
Great Conflict 1939-45

Back Inscription

    ANDERSON
          PARK

So Named In Honour
           Of
      Lieut-Col
C. G. W. ANDERSON V.C., M.C.

Renowned For His
Gallantry In The
Malayan Campaign 1941-92

Right Side Inscription

Plaque:

Australia Remembers
1945 - 1995

In Honour Of
The Men & Women Who Served
Australia In Time Of Conflict
During World War II

Lest We Forget

Plaque :

In memory of
KOREA
1950 - 1956

Inscription in Proximity
 Wall Of Remembrance

1939  LEST WE FORGET  1945 
               [ Names ]
Plaque: 
KOREA, BORNEO And MALAYSIA
 [ Names ]
VIETNAM

 [ Names ]

Plaque: 
ADDENDUM LIST
 [ Names ]
Plaque: 
LOCAL SERVICEMEN NOT ENLISTED IN YOUNG
[Names]

 Plaque :
THE WALL OF REMEMBRANCE ERECTED THANKS TO CONTRIBUTIONS FROM:
[LIST OF CONTRIBUTORS]

Source: MA, NRWM
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