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King George V Memorial Park : 16-August-2014
King George V Memorial Park : 16-August-2014

Photographs supplied by Sandra Brown / Russell Byers / Roger Johnson

The King George V Memorial Park was dedicated to the memory of King George V who died in 1936. The park was upgraded in 2009.

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 until his death in 1936.

The memorial gates at the entrance to Willow Tree park were officially opened on Saturday by the Minister for Health (Mr. H.P. Fitzsimons). Among others present were the C.W.A Group President (Mrs. Davies, of Scone), Mr. H. C. Carter, M.L.A., and the Shire President Cr. J.T. Perkins.
Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW), 24 May 1937.

 

Location

Address:New England Highway & Cadell Street, King George V Memorial Park, Willow Tree, 2339
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.648788
Long: 150.72619
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

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

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 24th May, 1937
Front Inscription
King George V Memorial Park
Source: MA
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