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01-May-2019
01-May-2019

Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland
The Bali Memorial Stone was erected to commemorate three players from the Forbes Rugby Union Club who tragically lost their lives in the 2002 Bali Bombings. 

The memorial is a place where people can reflect and pray for those families that are still praying for Paul Cronin, Greg Sanderson and Brad Ridley, victims of the bombing, and also for the surviving boys of the tragic event. 

The 2002 Bali bombings occurred on 12 October 2002 in the tourist district of Kuta on the Indonesian island of Bali. The attack killed 202 people (including 88 Australians, 38 Indonesians, 27 Britons, 7 Americans, 6 Swedes and 3 Danes). A further 209 people were injured.

Various members of Jemaah Islamiyah, a violent Islamist group, were convicted in relation to the bombings, including three individuals who were sentenced to death. 

Location

Address:Gordon Duff Drive, Forbes Rugby Club, Grinstead Oval , Forbes, 2871
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.389479
Long: 148.010152
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Terrorism
Actual Event Start Date:12-October-2002
Actual Event End Date:12-October-2002

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 13th May, 2015
Front Inscription

This Memorial Is An Everlasting
Memory To The Forbes Rugby
Union Club Players Who Lost Their
Lives In The Bali Bombings On The
12th October 2002 And In Tribute
To The Courage And Love Of The
Survivors, Families And Friends,
And All Who Came To Help And To Heal.

Forbes Rugby Unon Club Inc.

Paul Cronin          No 2
Greg Sanderson  No 1
Brad Riley            No 8

"Never Forgotten"
By The Community In Which They
 Played And Lived

Source: MA
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