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The plaque commemorates the Army occupation of Oatley Park during World War Two and the centenary of the proclamation of the park. 

Location

Address:Dame Mary Gilmore Road & Oatley Park Avenue, Oatley Park, Oatley, 2223
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.979785
Long: 151.064342
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Tree
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Front Inscription
Plaque:

HURSTVILLE CITY COUNCIL

During 1942 To 1943 Army Units Including The 12th And 26th Field Companies R.A.E. [Royal Australian Engineers] Encamped In Oatley Park And Were Extended Hospitality By Members Of The Local Community.
This Plaque Was Unveiled By
His Worship The Mayor Of Hurstville
Alderman B. McDONALD
On 17th Dec 1986
To Acknowledge The Army Occupation Of Oatley Park During World War II And To Commemorate The Centenary Of The Proclamation Of Oatley Park.
B. McDonald            H. E. J. Wallace 
Mayor.                     City Manager.

Inscription in Proximity

     

Source: NRWM, MA
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