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Normanby Hill Remembrance Park commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the end of World War Two.
Individual commemorative trees which honour 154 World War Two service personnel who died overseas have name plaques with relevant details attached.
|Address:||Normanby Hill Road, Normanby Hill Remembrance Park, Gympie, 4570|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -26.210299|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Approx. Event Start Date:||1945|
|Approx. Event End Date:||1995|
|Monument Designer:||Australian Remembrance Committee Gympie|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 26th January, 1996|
NORMANBY HILL REMEMBRANCE PARK
This park was constructed as part of the Australia Remembers
Programme which commemorated the 50th anniversaro of the cessation of the
hostilities of World War 11, 1939-1945 and was envisioned and designed by the
Australian Remembrance Committee Gympie.
The Project was funded by the Federal Government and the
Cooloola Shire Council under New Work opportunities programme which
was administered by the Department of Environment, Education and Training.
Under this programme the Park was built by the participants and staff of
Co-sponsor organisation Gympie SkillCentre Inc.
Normanby Hill Remembrance Park was officially opened on 26th
January, 1996 by Councillor A.D. McLintock, Mayor of the Cooloola Shire
OF THE FALLEN
QLD.WAR WIDOWS GUILD
It is the wish of the Australia Remembers
Committee Gympie that the time capsule
buried beneath the plaque on
26 January 1996 is resurrected and opened
on Tuesday 15 August 2045 marking the
centenary of the end of World War