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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.
|Address:||Meadow Crescent, Memorial Park, Meadowbank, 2114|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.813611|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Monument Designer:||A. Powe (architect)|
Sincere appreciation is extended to the following for their contribution to this memorial
The Federal Government
Donors and carriers of commemorative stones
RSLs of the District
Ryde City Council
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
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.