El Alamein Memorial Fountain

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Description

Impressive sculptural water fountain, consisting of three tiered pools and dandelion shaped fountain at the top. Located at the entrance to the Fitzroy Gardens on the corner of Darlingurst Road and Macleay Street.

Designed by Australian architect, Bob Woodward.

Inscription

The El Alamein Memorial Fountain

This fountain was erected in commemoration of the deeds of the ninth division, Australian Imperial Forces in World War II by the council of the City of Sydney and placed in operation by  the right honourable the Lord Mayor of Sydney Alderman H. F. Jensen on 18.11.61

E. W. Adams Town Clerk

Address
60-64 MacLeay Street,
Fitzroy Gardens,
Potts Point NSW 2011
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Memorial type
  • Fountain
Recorded by
Peter Williams
Established date
1961
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
11/18/1961
Dedication date
18 November 1961
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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