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
W C Handley Vietnam War 2412348 view
W J McFerran Vietnam War R64472 view
W J Wright Vietnam War 2412456 view
W K Abbott Vietnam War 2789901 view
W R Wilcox Vietnam War 2791329 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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