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Gates commemorate Arnold H. Bennett who died in service as a prisoner of war on the Burma-Thailand Railway in 1943 during World War Two.
WOODSTOCK, Fri. — The streets of Woodstock were decorated today for the visit of the Governor, Sir John Northcott, who unveiled memorials to a young Woodstock nurse and a soldier who were killed during the second world war. About 1,000 people were in the street when the Governor arrived. He was escorted by a police patrol and the Cowra Band to a memorial park where he unveiled a tablet in the memory of Arnold Bennett, who died while a prisoner of war in the South West Pacific. He was entertained at a dinner tonight and received debutantes at the annual R.S.L. ball.
National Advocate (Bathurst, NSW), 20 November 1954.
|Address:||Rankin Street, Woodstock Soldiers Memorial Hall, Woodstock, 2793|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.744326|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-December-1943|
|Actual Event End Date:||04-December-1943|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Friday 19th November, 1954|
ARNOLD H. BENNETT
Were Opened By
Sir John Northcott
Governor of N.S.W.
Nov. 19 1954
PTE ARNOLD H BENNETT
2/20 Battalion A.I.F.
Who Paid The Supreme Sacrifice
Burma Thailand Railway
4 - 12 - 1943