Bathurst and District Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park and Gateway

Description

Dedicated park with a memorial entrance gateway. The gateway comprises two red-brick walls, with brick-sized name plaques attached for each person from Bathurst and district who served in Vietnam.

Note on veterans' names: Status codes for deceased veterans have been taken from information contained in the Australia War Memorial Roll of Honour.

Inscription

Right wall - plaque

Bathurst Vietnam Veterans' Association

This Memorial Gateway was dedicated on Vietnam Veterans' Day, 18 August 2001 in remembrance of those from Bathurst and District who paid the supreme sacrifice during the Vietnam War 1962 - 1973 and to honour those who returned.

This plaque was unveiled by Mr Peter Andren, MP, Member for Calare.

"Lest We Forget"

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
G T Dorrington Vietnam War 2793341 view
G W Reid Vietnam War 2786776 view
H W Hurst Vietnam War KIA 2791326 view
I G Humby Vietnam War 2790581 view
J A English Vietnam War 2789903 view
J A Gerrard Vietnam War 2793368 view
J E Jones Vietnam War 2791759 view
J F Scales Vietnam War 2412308 view
J F Murphy Vietnam War 2792526 view
J F Grannall Vietnam War 0222956 view
Address
Boundary Road
Mitchell NSW 2795
Local Government Area
  • Bathurst Regional
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Garden/park
  • Gate/lychgate
Recorded by
Mr. David Roden
Established date
2001
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
2001-08-18
Dedication date
18 August 2001
Conflict/s
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75

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