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 Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
W J McFerran Vietnam War R64472 view
K McDiarmid Vietnam War A222880 view
G Manson Vietnam War 311411 view
P J Manning Vietnam War KIA 218853 view
R G MacKenzie Vietnam War 1733744 view
N A Lucas Vietnam War VX95681 view
M J Lewis Vietnam War 216390 view
R G Lewis Vietnam War A219842 view
D K Ledgard Vietnam War 216647 view
G H Kemp Vietnam War 2784368 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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