Bathurst War Memorial Carillon

Description

The Carillon, with 35 bells, was constructed in 1933 as a memorial to the men of Bathurst and District who served in World War One. Doors commemorating both World Wars provide entry to an interior featuring an eternal flame of remembrance. A number of plaques have been added to commemorate sacrifices made by Australian servicemen and servicewomen in subsequent conflicts.}The memorial is located on Kings Parade - parkland bounded by William, George, Church and Russell streets.

Inscription

LEST WE FORGET 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945 Korea Malaysia Vietnam For plaque inscriptions SEE Additional Images with accompanying information, below:

Address
160 Russell Street
Bathurst NSW 2795
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Mr Rusty Priest AM, former RSL State President (NSW Branch) Updated photograph by Peter Levarre- Waters
Established date
1933
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