Newport War Memorial

Description

Tall, white marble, chip coated concrete pillar with 'Lest we forget' on both sides. Next to this is a low marble sheet covered wall with memorial plaques. The whole stands atop three concrete platforms. Behind and to each side are lamp poles, and to the left hand side is a single flagpole. It is positioned just off the road in a park. The memorial was rededicated 21 April 1996.

Inscription

Plaque 1:

Dedicated to the fallen. Unveiled by Major General Cullen DSO., ED 25th February, 1962.

Plaque 2:

This plaque is a memorial to Australians who paid the supreme sacrifice during the wars. World War II, Korea, Malaya, Malaysia, Vietnam. 

Plaque 3:

Newport Memorial

Restored and sponsored under the new Work Opportunities Scheme and Pittwater Council "Australia Remembers" 1945 – 1995. Re-dedicated 21.4.1996. Donors Pittwater R.S.L. Sub-branch. Pittwater R.S.L. Club Ltd. Pittwater Rotary. L.L. Coppin President Newport R.S.L. Sub-branch.

"Lest We Forget"

Address
16 Queens Parade,
Trafalgar Park,
Newport NSW 2106
Local Government Area
  • Northern Beaches Council
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Peter levarre-Waters
Established date
1962
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
1962-02-25
Dedication date
25 February 1962
Conflict/s
  • All conflicts

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