Ashfield, NSW, War Memorial

Description: 

 

Ten metre high (approx.) column structure on a concrete plinth with an enamelled tiled floor.

 

Inscription: 

 

Australia

A grateful tribute from Ashfield to the brave soldiers sailors and nurses who volunteered and gave their lives in the great war 1914 - 1919

Unveiled by his Excellency Sir Walter Davidson K.CM.G. Governor of New South Wales 26th Nov. 1921

 

Peace

Worthy are they of a crown of immortal fame and glory

In memory of the men and women who gave their lives in the Boer war, World War 1, World War 2, Korea, Malayan and Vietnam on land, sea and in the air Liberty

They crossed the ocean to fight for liberty and honour

 

Honour

Greater love hath no man than this

That he lay down his life for his friend

In honour of those who served their King and Country in World War 1939 - 1945

Erected by Ashfield council in memory to polish men and women who gave their lives in the cause of freedom and in appreciation of service to the community given by the polish ex-servicemen's association 2nd September 1984
The council of the municipality of Ashfield

 

These rosemary bushes have been planted by Ashfield council in memory of those who gave their lives in the Boer war, World War 1, World War 2, Korean, Malayan and Vietnam wars.

In everlasting memory of those Australians who served and who died during, or as a consequence of, post World War 2 conflicts: Malaya Korea Malaysia/Borneo South Vietnam United Nations and Peacekeeping operations 31st July 1999

 

Dedication: 

1921-11-26
 

War: 

First World War, 1914-1918
Second World War, 1939-1945
Boer War
Korea, 1950-1953
Malaya, 1948-1960
Vietnam, 1962-1975
Peacekeeping
All wars
 
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Recorded By: 

Robert Ingui
 

Established: 

1921
 
 

Address Data: 

Ashfield park, Crn of Orpington Street and Parramatta Road
Ashfield NSW 2131
 
 

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