Australian Italian Friendship Monument

Description

Cowra Australian-Italian Friendship Memorial is a polished red granite wall on a three-stepped polished black granite base. In the centre of the wall is an aperture in which are two bronze arms shaking hands. The Cowra Italy Friendship Monument was officially opened on Australia Day 1998 to celebrate the Italian link to Australia. In particular it was erected in recognition of the Italians POW`s and Internees in Cowra during World War Two.Monument Manufacturer: GRANITEX PTY. LIMITED

Inscription

Front Inscription: May we never forget the price of peace IN MEMORY OF AUSTRALIAN AND ITALIAN SERVICE PERSONNEL WHO DIED DURING WWII, TO THOSE WHO WORKED AND WERE INTERNED AT THE COWRA PRISONER OF WAR CAMP AND IN RECOGNITION AND APPRECIATION OF THE VERY SIGNIFICANT CULTURAL, SOCIAL AND ECONOMIC CONTRIBUTIONS TO AUSTRALIAN SOCIETY BY THE ITALIAN PEOPLE. Left Side Inscription: Australia Peace Right Side Inscription: Italia Peace DEDICATED TO OUR ENDURING FRIENDSHIP 26TH JANUARY 1997

Address
Lynch & Kendall Streets
Cowra NSW 2794
Recorded by
Kent - Monument Australia - http://monumentaustralia.org.au
Established date
1997
Dedication date
1998-01-26 00:00:00.0

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