Description / Background
Made of black granite, the main monument bears the insignias of the Army, Navy, Air Force, the British Commonwealth Forces, and the Merchant Navy, with a large golden cross in the centre. At the top, there is a plaque that reads "Lest we forget". There are further plaques for those who paid the supreme sacrifice, and an "Australia Remembers" plaque.
Slightly in front of the memorial, a small black granite stone bears another Australian Military Forces insignia, the rising sun, with a plaque that reads 'Lest we forget'.
The memorial is situated within the Pelican Memorial Park. It was established between the 1980s and 1990s and refurbished in 2006.
Lest we forget
This plaque is a memorial to the men & women of Australia who served & paid the supreme sacrifice in times of war. Lest we forget.
In honour of the men & women who served Australia in time of conflict during World War II. Lest we forget.