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23-September-2015
23-September-2015

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Waterloo War Memorial commemorates the residents of Waterloo who died in service or were killed in action during the Second World War.  A plaque was added to the memorial at a later date to commemorate the 60th anniversary of World War Two. 

Location

Address:Elizabeth Street, Tobruk Reserve, Waterloo, 2017
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.898927
Long: 151.206262
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
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1947
Front Inscription

1939  - 1945

Plaque: 
                 THEY,
                WHOM
THIS MEMORIAL COMMEMORATES,
      WERE NUMBERED
    AMONGST THOSE WHO,
   AT THE CALL OF KING
    AND COUNTRY, LEFT
   ALL THAT WAS DEAR
    TO THEM, FACED
  DANGER AND FINALLY
  PASSED OUT OF THE
  SIGHT OF MEN BY
 THE PATH OF DUTY
AND SELF SACRIFICE,
 GIVING UP THEIR
  OWN LIVES THAT
OTHERS MIGHT LIVE
     IN FREEDOM.

LET THOSE WHO
COME AFTER SEE
TO IT THAT THEIR
NAMES BE NOT
FORGOTTEN.


Plaque: 
ERECTED BY THE 
COUNCIL OF THE MUNICIPALITY
OF WATERLOO
M.V.NIELSON · MAYOR · 1947

Left Side Inscription
(Names)
 
Back Inscription
COMMEMORATING
60TH ANNIVERSARY
WORLD WAR 11 1939 - 45

TO THOSE WHO SERVED 
AND TO THOSE WHO 
PAID THE SUPREME SACRIFICE

"LEST WE FORGET"
REDFERN RSL SUB-BRANCH
Right Side Inscription
(Names) 
Source: NRWM, MA
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