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Eighth Division Memorial Avenue and Remembrance Wall

Eighth Division Memorial Avenue and Remembrance Wall
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Description / Background

A memorial avenue of trees with small brass plaques under each tree. There is also a two-tiered concrete platform with flagpole attached to the top, with inscriptions on both tiers and brass military badge at the top. A curved brick wall with individual name plaques accompanies the memorial.

Note of veterans' names:

  • The inscription for Joseph H Appleby is given on the memorial as Joseph H Applebee.
  • The inscription for Marjorie Schuman is given on the memorial as Marjorie Shuman.
Inscription

Platform

IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN OF THE 8TH DIVISION AND SUPPORTING FORCES 1939-1945.

THIS MEMORIAL AVENUE WAS OPENED ON 8/12/1957 BY LT GENERAL H GORDON BENNETT C.B-C.M.G.-D.S.O.-V.D. COMMANDER 8TH DIV.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
Joseph H Appleby World War 2 view
A Bartlett World War 2 view
G Beale World War 2 view
Norman T Belford World War 2 view
L G H Gordon Bennett World War 2 view
Thomas A Bowden World War 2 view
Neil I Brady World War 2 view
Douglas H Brotchie World War 2 view
Nigel N Brown World War 2 view
H S Cotterill World War 2 view

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Address
Eighth Division Memorial Avenue
Gunnedah NSW 2380
Local Government Area
Gunnedah Shire
Setting
Roadside
Memorial type
Memorial avenue/Memorial tree/Memorial trees
Wall
Recorded by
Mr Brett Stonestreet, Gunnedah Shire Council
Year of construction
1957
Dedication date
08 December 1957
Conflict/s
Second World War, 1939–45