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21-January-2019
21-January-2019

Photographs supplied by Heather Stevens

The arch spans a driveway where plaques are set on boulders to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two.
 

Location

Address:101 Strafford Street, Manilla, 2346
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -30.744444
Long: 150.731111
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
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

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 2nd February, 1997
Front Inscription

Manilla Remembers 1945 / 1995

Left Side Inscription

Lest We Forget

"This commemorative arch was erected by the Community of Manilla as a memorial to mark the 50th Anniversary of the Cessation of hostilities in the pacific, that cessation effectively ending World War II"

 

Right Side Inscription

Australia Remembers
1945-1995

This Commemorative Arch was officially opened by Mr. G. E. (Rusty) Priest, State President, R.S.L. of Australia (N.S.W. Branch) on Sunday, 2nd February, 1997

Manilla R.S.L. Sub Branch                             Manilla Shire Council
Mr. D. B. (Bruce) Upson  President               C.R. James T. Maxwell  Mayor
Mr. J. B. (Jack) Charlton  Secretary               Mr. John S. Hunt           General Manager

Lest We Forget


 

Source: MA,NRWM
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