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24-February-2014
24-February-2014

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The monument commemorates those who served in World War One.  It was unveiled by Major General ("Fighting Charlie") Cox, Commander of the 1st Australian Light Horse Brigade on Armistice Day 1922.   It is a white marble statue of an Australian World War One soldier atop a granite plinth engraved with the names of service personnel.

A plaque was added in 1993 in memory of the Unknown Soldier and commemorating the 75th anniversary of Remembrance Day. 

 

Location

Address:Darling & Sandwych Streets, Wentworth, 2648
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.106839
Long: 141.919106
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 11th November, 1922
Front Inscription

Erected to the memory of those who enlisted in the Great War 

1914 - 1918

And the following who made the supreme sacrifice.

[ Names ]

Unveiled on 11 - 11 - 1922 By Major General C. F. Cox C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., V.D., Senator for N.S.W.

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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