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Gundaroo War Memorial : 25-April-2011
Gundaroo War Memorial : 25-April-2011

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans

The monument commemorates those from Gundaroo and District who have served in conflicts in which Australia has been involved. It was originally erected to commemorate those who served in World War One. 

The monument was fully restored by the people of Gundaroo, in time for ANZAC Day 1980.

The sports in aid of the Soldiers' Memorial passed off pleasantly on Saturday afternoon, but the attendance was only fair. Well to do landowners in the district, with a few exceptions, took little interest in the memorial, and contributed no more than the average working man. When the Germans had almost reached the gates of Paris, and fear had stricken the hearts of most men, and flag flapping was a fine art among the ultra loyal, our boys were noble heroes comparable only to the ancient Spartans. Now their brave deeds are passing memories, and not considered worthy by some people of a few paltry shillings to erect a tribute to the memory of the living or the fallen. A sum of about £20 was cleared by the combined result of the sports and a dance till midnight on Saturday. 

The memorial was publicly unveiled on Saturday afternoon before a large gathering. Mr. J. E. Ireland, J.P., occupied the chair. He thanked the people who had assisted the movement, and paid a striking tribute to the fallen soldiers. Mr. T. F. Heazlett was then called upon to perform the unveiling ceremony. 
Queanbeyan Age and Queanbeyan Observer (NSW),
9 November 1920. 



Address:Cork & Harp Streets, Gundaroo, 2620
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.026985
Long: 149.265895
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
Monument Manufacturer:Bryant (Queanbeyan, NSW)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 6th November, 1920
Front Inscription

King and

For honor and freedom

This monument was erected by public subscription to commemorate the action of the Gundaroo boys who volunteered to  save humanity in the Great World War

1914 - 1919  

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On these plaques are the names of those born or resident in Gundaroo and District who served their country in time of  war.  

Lest We Forget 

A Gundaroo Community Project 2005 - 2006

Boer War 1899 - 1902
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World War One
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World War One Militia
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Post 1945 Conflicts
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World War Two 1939 - 1945
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World War Two - Militia / Home Force
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Left Side Inscription

For God 

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Back Inscription

1914 - 1919 

Right Side Inscription


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