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Truck Drivers Memorial : 21-January-2014
Truck Drivers Memorial : 21-January-2014

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans / David Evans OAM / Sandra Brown / Russell Byers

The Truck Drivers Memorial commemorates men and women who have been accidentally killed while professional drivers and those who have dedicated their lives to the transport industry.

The Tamworth Truck Drivers Memorial is one of only four in the country. Built in 2000 by the Tamworth Truck Drivers Club, it is a place where drivers from the region, and outside, are remembered. Their names appear on plaques. There are flowers left there, notes from children, and photos of those who have died. In 2015, the NSW Government provided a one-off grant of $10,000 to Tamworth Regional Council so the Tamworth Truck Drivers Memorial could be expanded. There are currently approximately 180 plaques on the memorial. 


Address:New England Highway , Tamworth South, 2340
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.131883
Long: 150.923783
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Disaster
Sub-Theme:Land Transport


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 28th October, 2000
Front Inscription

This Memorial Is Dedicated To
The Men And Women Who Have
Been Accidentally Killed
While Performing Their Duty
As Professional Drivers And
To Those Who Have Dedicated
           Their Lives
To The Transport Industry.

Tamworth Truck Drivers Club
Proudly Carrying Your Country

May God Make Your Miles
       Safe Ones

Back Inscription

Truck Drivers Memorial

This plaque is dedicated
to all our valued supporters
who have made this site possible
through their generous contributions

(List of Contributors)

We The Truckies Of Tamworth
Will Be Forever Grateful
For Your Commitment To This Site

Inscription in Proximity

The Tamworth Truck Drivers Memorial
    was officially unveiled
on the 28th October 2000
    Tony Windsor MP
   Member for Tamworth

Source: MA, ACPH
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