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The monument commemorates 14 casualties of World War One who died of Spanish Influenza and are buried in the cemetery. 


Address:North Head Scenic Drive, Third Quarantine Cemetery, North Head, Manly, 2095
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.817702
Long: 151.294585
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


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Plaque :

This memorial was unveiled by Mr Rusty Priest AM
State President the Returned & Service League of Australia New South Wales Branch

22 November 1997

Plaque :

Listed below are 14 casualties of the 1914 - 1918 War who are buried in this Cemetery and who graves are no longer able to be identified

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These casualties have been officially commemorated by the Office of Australian War Grave in the NSW Garden of Remembrance, at the Rookwood Necropolis, Sydney. 

Plaque :

Third Quarantine Station Cemetery, North Head

This is the third and final cemetery used at the North Head Quarantine Station. It opened in 1881, for the burial of victims of Sydney`s smallpox epidemic.

From 1881 to 1925 there were approximately 241 people buried here, nearly all of them victims of infectious diseases. These people included Sydney residents, immigrants, travellers, ship' crews, returning servicemen and quarantine staff

This monument commemorates 14 casualties of the First World War who are buried in this cemetery. 

Source: MA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au