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16-November-2015
16-November-2015
Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams
Gates to the entrance of the Memorial Park were erected by public subsciption in memory of King George V. 

George V (3 June 1865 – 20 January 1936) was King of the United Kingdom and the British Dominions, and Emperor of India, from 6 May 1910 through the First World War (1914–1918) until his death in 1936.

The Blackheath Municipal Council has decided to erect King George V. Memorial Gates at the Park Avenue entrance to the Soldiers' Memorial Park. The gates will be of wrought iron, hung on brick pillars, with the letters "G.R." and date 1910-1936 in copper. The cost has been defrayed by public subscription. 
The Sydney Morning Herald, 2 November 1937. 

Location

Address:Park Avenue, Blackheath Memorial Park , Blackheath, 2785
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.636021
Long: 150.289062
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Gate
Monument Theme:Government
Sub-Theme:Imperial

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1937
Left Side Inscription
1910
Right Side Inscription
1936
Source: MA
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