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 area was dedicated on 25 April 1979. 

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. This memorial was unveiled on 11 March 1995. 

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

Inscription

Monument - front

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

Lest we
forget

Monument - back

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.

Fountain 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
1979 and 1995
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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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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