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The memorial garden and pathway commemorate the centenary of Armistice and those who served in World War One. 

Funding of $4899 was received in 2018 through the Armistice Centenary Grants Program for the establishment of the garden. 

The Armistice of 11 November 1918 was the armistice that ended fighting on land, sea and air in World War One between the Allies and their opponent, Germany.  It came into force at 11 a.m. Paris time on 11 November 1918 ("the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month") and marked a victory for the Allies and a defeat for Germany, although not formally a surrender.

The actual terms, largely written by the Allied Supreme Commander, Marshall Ferdinand Foch, included the cessation of hostilities, the withdrawal of German forces to behind the Rhine, Allied occupation of the Rhineland and bridgeheads further east, the preservation of infrastructure, the surrender of aircraft, warships, and military material, the release of Allied prisoners of war and interned civilians, eventual reparations, no release of German prisoners and no relaxation of the navalblockade of Germany.

Although the armistice ended the fighting, it needed to be prolonged three times until the Treaty of Versailles which was signed on 28 June 1919, took effect on 10 January 1920.

Our school ANZAC Day assembly took place on Tuesday 1st May. Students kindly brought in fresh flowers to make a class wreath and to lay at the memorial garden. With the efforts of Mr Edwards, parent and representative for HMAS Albatross, Aunty Margaret and Mrs Green the memorial garden was opened at our ANZAC assembly. It is the beginning of the garden and Mr Wright-Smith opened it quoting Paul Kelly, famous Australian singer and songwriter, “From little things big things grow’. Thank you to the families and children who came out to the community ANZAC March in Bomaderry on ANZAC day. Attending these community events as representatives for NNPS makes the school and your families proud.
The Kookaburra, North Nowra & Public School News, 8 May 2018. 



Address:75 Judith Drive, North Nowra Public School, North Nowra , 2541
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.855109
Long: 150.575674
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Garden
Monument Theme:Conflict


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 1st May, 2018
Source: MA, DVA
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au