Pittwater RSL Cenotaph

Description

Large concrete cenotaph with flag pole. The memorial is located off Mona Vale Road.

Inscription

Dedication plaque:

Official opening of the Cenotaph Performed by John Hains, OAM.16th May 1999. Dedicated by Father Harry Kennedy. Brian Sargeson RSL Club President. Wal Williams RSL Sub-Branch President.

On Cenotaph:

Left hand side: Gulf War, Malaysia, Vietnam, UN Peace Keeping. Lest We Forget. 

Right hand side: Boer War, World War 1, World War 2, Korea, Sudan. 

Plaque near flagpole:

In memory of all deceased members of the Pittwater RSL Club Limited

Plaque:

To the men of Pittwater from Womens Auxiliary. "Lest We Forget".

Plaque:

Rising Sun Badge

"They shall grow not old, as we who are left grow old. Age shall not wear them, not the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning, we will remember them."

Plaque:

Unveiled by Lady Askin Dedicated by: Archdeacon L.W. Long Senior Chaplain RAN 26 - 8 - 1972. 

Address
82 Mona Vale Road
Mona Vale NSW 2103
Local Government Area
  • Northern Beaches Council
Setting
  • Building – outside
Memorial type
  • Cenotaph
Recorded by
Mona Vale Public School and Peter Levarre-Waters
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
05/16/1999
Dedication date
16 May 1999
Conflict/s
  • Sudan, March–June 1885
  • South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75
  • Iraq: the First Gulf War, 1990–91
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present

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