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Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

The picnic area commemorates those from the district who served at Gallipoli during World War One.


Address:King Street, Bungonia, 2580
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.855398
Long: 149.943054
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Park
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 25th April, 2015
Left Side Inscription

Bungonia Gallipoli Grove - ANZAC Day 2015

They went to Gallipoli

[ Names ]

Their ANZAC legacy is our community 
Their spirit lives
Their community lives

A Living Monument - Their Service Grew A Nation

Right Side Inscription

Gallipoli Grove 
Picnic Area

3 Crab Apples - Spring flowers
5 Pin Oaks - Deciduous - European
13 Olives - Evergreen - Mediterranean
The boulders sourced from the Old Bungonia Road,  
tell of lives shared along journeys old and new.

Friendships - Endurance - Renewal

Project design and realisation by
Anne Wiggan and Bungonia Park Trust with assistance from
Moira McGinity [Research], Greg Callander, John Wiggan, Chris Neill, Robert Brown, Marcus Imbens, Michael Ireland, International Wwoofers, Goulburn Community Corrections and the Bungonia community and friends.

Funded by
Lewis A. M. Buckingham  RAF Veteran WWII, North Africa Campaign who loved the Bungonia community
The Australian Government ANZAC Centenary Local Grants Fund

Generously supported by 
Tony Orford - Maria Timothy - Mark Howard of Stacks Law Firm
Divall`s Concrete4Gouldburn - Moodie Outdoor Products
Paul Bayliss of CPC Land Development Consultants Pty Ltd
John Motley Stone Profile - Gehl`s Garden Centre
Frank Placanica of Olivanica Olive Farm Bungonia

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