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The Memorial Walkway commemorates those who served in World War Two.

The walkway leads down to the World War One Memorial, and it comprises 42 small, sandstone pillars engraved with the names of all the countries in which Australians fought during World War Two, with rosemary bushes between them.

Each pillar has a stone or stones from the relevant country inset at the top. In addition there are two similar pillars and a small sandstone block with 'Australia Remembers' plaques attached.

 

Location

Address:Meadow Crescent, Memorial Park, Meadowbank, 2114
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.813611
Long: 151.086944
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Walkway
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Monument Designer:A. Powe (architect)
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Left Side Inscription

Sincere appreciation is extended to the following for their contribution to this memorial

The Federal Government

Donors and carriers of commemorative stones

Public subscribers

RSLs of the District

Ryde City Council

Australia Remembers

Right Side Inscription

This memorial is dedicated to

The men and women of Australia who served during the Second World War

All Australians who played a role in keeping the country functioning during those long years

The sorrows and difficulties of the widows, widowers, children and families of those veterans who did not return or died in the intervening years

The youth of Australia who are our future
14 November, 1997

John Howard MP                    Col McKinnon, Chairman
Prime Minister of Australia       Bennelong Australia 
Member for Bennelong            Remembers Committee 

Australia Remembers

Inscription in Proximity

The Bennelong Australia Remembers Committee Comprised Of 
The Hon J W Howard MP  (Patron)

Col McKinnon (Chairman), G Boath, C Brown,
J Clough, J Fairbairn, P Graham, T Higgins,
J Hull, J Jackson, F Larbalestier,
M Lardell, K Long, S Mason, B McGowan,
W Phipson, K Prince, S Preece, A Taylor,
J Waddell, T Williams, N Woods

Concept And Design Of The Memorial By A Powe, B. Arch.

Source: MA,NRWM
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