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03-February-2016 (Glen Yeomans)
03-February-2016 (Glen Yeomans)

Photographs supplied by Glen Yeomans / Roger Johnson / Sandra Brown

The arch supported by four pillars was erected to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two.

The plaques on the arch commemorate servicemen and women who served in that conflict. 

"Australia Remembers, 1945 - 1995" was a program of activities organised by the Federal Government to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of World War Two. 


Address:Prince Street, Memorial Park, Grafton, 2460
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.693291
Long: 152.931983
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1995
Front Inscription

Pillar 1 :

Australia Remembers
1945       1995

This plaque commemorates the Allied Air Force personnel who served in various theatres of war.

R.A.A.F.        R.A.F.  
W.A.A.A.F.    W.A.A.F

Presented by the R.A.A.F. Association Clarence Valley Branch

Pillar 2 :

Australia Remembers
1945       1995

This anchor was presented by the Naval Association of Australia Grafton Sub-section (Est. 1955)

In memory of all naval personnel from the Clarence Valley

Pillar 3 :

Australia Remembers
1945       1995

In memory of all women who served

AANS            WAAAF  
AWAS            WRANS 
AAMWS         Land Army

Presented by the Clarence Valley Ex-Servicewomen

Pillar 4 :

Australia Remembers
1945       1995

In memory of all Clarence Valley military forces who served.

Presented by the Grafton R.S.L.


Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au