Century of Service Memorial Plaque

Kay WilliamsKay Williams
Description

A commemorative plaque mounted on stone, located within the Gosford Memorial Park.

Inscription

A Century of Service to God and Country 1900-1999

South African War 1902, Boxer Rebellion 1900-1901, First World War 1914-1918, Second World War 1939-1945, Korean War 1950-1953, Malayan Emergency 1950-1960, Indonesian Confrontation 1963-1966, Vietnam War 1962-1973, Peacekeeping1947-, Gulf War 1990-1991.

They answered their Country's call. They paid the price of Freedom. Their names liveth forevermore.

"Lest we forget"

Unveiled – 25/4/99 by Gosford Mayor Chris Holstein & R.S.L. President Bob Sturgeon.

Dedication by – Chaplain Eric Trezise, Venerable John Southwarden and Father Paul Finucane.

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Address
Cnr Mann Street and Vaughan Avenue,
Gosford Memorial Park,
Gosford NSW 2250
Australia
Local Government Area
  • Central Coast Council
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Kay Williams
Year of construction
1999
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date
25 April 1999
Conflict/s
  • South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902
  • China (Boxer Rebellion), 1900–01
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
  • Indonesian Confrontation, 1963–66
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75
  • Iraq: the First Gulf War, 1990–91
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present