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The Beaufort Memorial Gardens is dedicated to those airmen who have no known grave and who lost their lives over Bass Strait while training to defend Australia during World War Two. 

The Path of Remembrance within the gardens was opened on the 22nd November 2003.


Address:Princes Highway & Victoria Street, Beaufort Memorial Gardens, Bairnsdale , 3875
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.830728
Long: 147.609967
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:Conflict


Front Inscription

Plaque :

Beaufort Memorial Gardens

These Gardens Are Dedicated
     To Those Airmen
Who Have No Known Grave
           And Who
Lost Their Lives Over Bass Strait
While Training To Defend
And Win The Struggle
      For Peace

We Will Remember Them 

Plaque :
Beaufort Memorial Gardens
Path of Remembrance

Walk This Path With Reverence
As You Reflect On The Deeds
Of Australian Men And Women
To Keep Freedom And Peace

By Their Deeds We Shall Know Them

Plaque :

This Path of Remembrance,
      a place for
quiet personal and
group remembrance

was declared open by 

Major General J. C. Hughes
AO, DSO, MC (retd)

on 22 November 2003.




Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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