Ramsgate RSL Memorial Area

Description

A dedicated memorial area consisting of a large sandstone monument and a memorial fountain, with an accompanying small sandstone pillar and mounted plaque. There is also a 'Field of Remembrance' lined with small poppies and an 'Eternal Flame' light fixed to the ceiling above the monument.

The monument is dedicated to multiple wars. It has the badges of the Army, Royal Australian Air Force and Australian Royal Navy attached. The fountain and small plaque commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of the Second World War.

The area is located outside the main entrance to the Ramsgate RSL Club.

Inscription

Dedication plaque

This area was concecrated and dedicated on the 25th of April 1979 to those who served in the wars of the commonwealth. J. Letton Sub-Branch President.

Large memorial

1914-1918. 1939-1945. Malaysia. Korea. Vietnam. B.C.O.F [British Commonwealth Occupation Force]. U.N. Forces.

Lest we forget

Smaller plaque

Australia Remembers - 1945-1995

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the end of World War II this fountain was officially turned on by Major General P.M. Arnison A.O 11 March 1995.

Address
Cnr Ramsgate Road and Chuter Avenue
Sans Souci NSW 2219
Local Government Area
  • Bayside Council
Setting
  • Building – outside
Memorial type
  • Fountain/Drinking fountain
  • Monument
Recorded by
Peter F Williams
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
1979-04-25
Dedication date
25 April 1979
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Occupation of Japan, 1946–51
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present

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