New South Wales Service Women`s MemorialPrint Page
A sculpture commemorates the service of the women of New South Wales who enlisted in World War Two.
Monument characteristics :
The memorial features a bronze statue of a uniformed servicewoman standing on a sandstone plinth in front of a sandstone wall. To her right is a bronze bas-relief illustrating the fields in which women served in World War Two.
|Address:||Loftus Street, Jessie Street Gardens, Sydney, 2000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.862501|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||03-September-1939|
|Actual Event End Date:||15-August-1945|
|Monument Designer:||Dennis Adams|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 16th February, 1990|
This statue epitomises the spirit of the young women of Australia as they enlisted in the three defence forces from 1939 - 1945 and faced an unknown future, taking on the challenge in the service of their country.
In Commemoration Of The Service
Of The Women Of New South Wales
Who Enlisted In Australia`s
During World War II
His Excellency Rear Admiral
Sir David Martin , KCMG, AO
Governor Of New South Wales
And Dedicated On 16th February 1990.
This Memorial Was Made Possible By The
Wartime Servicewomen, Their Friends And
The Ex-Service Organisations Of
New South Wales, The New South Wales
Government, The New South Wales
Bicentennial Council And
The Council Of The City Of Sydney
It Was Erected By The
Council Of Ex-Servicewomen`s
Sculptor : Dennis Adams OAM
AUSTRALIAN ARMY MEDICAL CORPS
AUSTRALIAN ARMY NURSING SERVICE
AUSTRALIAN WOMEN'S ARMY SERVICE
VOLUNTARY AID DETACHMENTS AND
AUSTRALIAN ARMY MEDICAL WOMEN'S SERVICE
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN ARMY AIR FORCE MEDICAL SERVICE
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE NURSING SERVICE
WOMEN'S AUXILIARY AUSTRALIAN AIR FORCE
ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVAL NURSING SERVICE
WOMEN'S ROYAL AUSTRALIAN NAVAL SERVICE