Marrickville Memorial Bowling Club

Description

The main feature of the memorial is a semi-circular lawn bounded by a low brick fence in which a stone wall and three flagstaffs are set. Two stone blocks with stainless steel plaques attached are on either side of the flagstaffs. The stone wall has attached the bronze insignias of the Australian Navy, Army and Air Force and the words Lest We Forget. The whole memorial is within a garden and iron fence and gates.The memorial is adjacent to Steel Park.

Inscription

[1]

Dedication Date: 5 December 1959 To Honour the Fallen. These memorial gates and entrance were presentedby Marrickville Council and were officially opened by the Mayor Ald J F Laxton on 5th December 1959. President HJ Falvey JP. Hon Secretary W Rolt.

[2] Dedication Date: 18 February 2004 In memory of the men and women of the Second World War (1939-1945) who gave their lives for Australia and liberated other countries from tyranny. Officially opened by Councillor Barry Cotter, Mayor of Marrickville on 18th February 2004. Sponsored by Marrickville Council, Commonwealth Department of Veteran Affairs, Marrickville ANZAC Memorial Club, Petersham RSL Club Ltd and Petersham RSL sub-Branch.

Address
Marrickville Memorial Bowling Club,531 Illawarra Road
Marrickville NSW 2204
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
David Roden
Established date
1959
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Conflict/s
All Wars
World War 2

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