Richmond National Servicemen's War Memorial

Description

Black stone block, mounted on a black stone step, set within a large circular base made of different stone. The dedication is inscribed in gold lettering on the front of the monument. A small plaque on the base records the unveiling details. No individual names are recorded on this memorial. Behind the momument are two flagpoles. 

The memorial is located in a park opposite Richmond Royal Australian Air Force base. 

Inscription

Front

Dedicated to all National Servicemen who served between 1951-1972.

Plaque

National Servicemen's Association of Australia, The Hawkesbury District Sub Branch.

Unveiled 18 March 2007 by Air Commodore (Retired) Geoff Mitchell, AO, CBE, AFG NSW Patron NSAA. 'We will never forget.'

Address
Ham Common Bicentenary Park
Hawkesbury Valley Way
Richmond NSW 2753
Local Government Area
  • Hawkesbury, City of
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Monument
Recorded by
David Roden
Established date
2007
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
2007-03-18
Dedication date
18 March 2007
Conflict/s
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
  • Indonesian Confrontation, 1963–66
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75

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