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05-March-2016
05-March-2016

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A garden commemorates Private George Cartwright who was awarded the Victoria Cross (V.C.) for his conspicuous bravery during the attack on Road Wood, near Bouchavesnes, France during World War One.

Location

Address:Memorial Drive, Granville Soldiers Memorial Park, Granville, 2142
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.834551
Long: 151.013944
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:People
Sub-Theme:Military
Actual Event STart Date:31-August-1918
Actual Event End Date:31-August-1918

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 9th September, 2000
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Plaque :

This memorial garden is dedicated to the memory of PTE. GEORGE CARTWRIGHT V.C. E.D who was awarded the Victoria Cross for conspicuous bravery during the attack on Road Wood, south-west of Bouchavesnes, near Peronne, France, on 31 August 1918.

This plaque was unveiled on Saturday 9th September 2000 in the presence of representatives of Parramatta City  Council, the State Branch of the RSL, the Department of Veterans` Affairs, members of the Cartwright Family and               community members.

Source: MA
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