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03-February-2016
03-February-2016

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans / Roger Johnson

The Australia Remembers Memorial is an arch supported by four pillars which was erected to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two.

The plaques on the arch commemorate servicemen and women who served in that conflict. 

Location

Address:Prince Street, Memorial Park, Grafton, 2460
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.693291
Long: 152.931983
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1995
Front Inscription

Pillar 1

Australia Remembers
1945                1995

This Plaque Commemorates The Allied Air Force Personnel Who Served In Various Theatres Of War.

R.A.A.F.                         R.A.F.  
W.A.A.A.F.                     W.A.A.F

Presented by the R.A.A.F. Association Clarence Valley Branch

Pillar 2

Australia Remembers
1945                         1995

This Anchor Was Presented By The Naval Association of Australia Grafton Sub-section (Est. 1955)
In Memory Of All Naval Personnel From The Clarence Valley

Pillar 3

Australia Remembers
1945                        1995

In Memory Of All Women Who Served

AANS                     WAAAF  
AWAS                     WRANS 
AAMWS                   LAND ARMY

Presented by the Clarence Valley Ex-Servicewomen

Pillar 4

Australia Remembers
1945                    1995

In Memory Of All Clarence Valley Military Forces Who Served.

Presented by the Grafton R.S.L.

 

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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