British Tobacco Company (Australia) Limited Memorial, Berrima Remembrance Grove

Close-up of plaque on British Tobacco Company (Australia) Limited Memorial, Berrima Remembrance GroveBritish Tobacco Company (Australia) Limited Memorial, Berrima Remembrance Grove
Description

This memorial consists of a grove of trees, planted in honour of those who served in the Second World War and Korea. Marking the site is a large bushrock, which bears a plaque inscribed with the dedication and the name of the grove's original sponsor, who was responsible for planting and maintenance. The sponsor was the British Tobacco Company (Australia) Limited. 

The memorial forms part of the Berrima Remembrance Grove, located on the Old Hume Highway, near the roundabout intersection with Medway Road and Taylor Avenue, Berrima. There are 11 groves overall, covering some 34 acres. Eight other groves retain their bushrock markers and they are listed separately on the NSW War Memorials Register, under the 'Linked memorials' heading below.

Information for this listing was sourced from the report Berrima Remembrance Groves NSW Inventory by Chris & Charlotte Webb Pty Ltd, dated July 2021. This report was supported by a Community War Memorials Fund grant from the NSW Government. 

Inscription

Plaque

The Remembrance Driveway
19th March 1956

A memorial to those who served in World War II and
in the Korean Campaign. This portion of the Driveway
was acquired, developed and is maintained by
British Tobacco Company (Australia) Limited

Do you know more about this war memorial?

Click here to learn how you can contribute

Address
Old Hume Highway
Berrima NSW 2577
Australia
Local Government Area
  • Wingecarribee Shire
Setting
  • Roadside
Location status
Original location
Memorial type
  • Stone/bushrock
Recorded by
Dr Eric Savage
Year of construction
1956
Established Date format: 
$e_original_date = $entity->field_established['und'][0]['value']; if (!empty($e_original_date)) { $changed_date = strtotime($e_original_date); $new_date = date("d F Y", $changed_date); print '
Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date
19 March 1956
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Korean War, 1950–53