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Memorial park in Sawtell, featuring a granite memorial cenotaph and brick columbarium. A number of dedicatory plaques are attached throughout the space. As a combined cemetery/memorial, names of those deceased during the previous year are added on 11 November each Remembrance Day.
Lest We Forget
To Our Glorious Dead
Sawtell Memorial Park
We mourn them here
Our dreaming dead.
In this quiet hallowed place
To heroes dedicate.
As once they loved all this
Warm sands - Sea breeze
Tall trees and distant hills.
The magpies glory in the early morn
We chose this spot.
We took our memories and placed them here.
And planted trees, like memories, evergreen
To thrive and grow.
More cherished than the years.
Speak quietly here - tread soft.
The men who loved these sands dream on
The blessed peace for which they fought is theirs
In this tree-ringed, green, lovely spot.
SAWTELL R.S.L. MEMORIAL CENOTAPH
Proudly sponsored by
Sawtell RSL Club Ltd
Sawtell RSL Sub-Branch
Sawtell RSL Womens Auxiliary
Sawtell Ex-Naval Association
Coffs District Vietnam Veterans Association
Coffs District Air Force Association
Coffs District TPI Association
Mr Ian Leggatt
Dedicated 3rd August 1997
LEST WE FORGET
|Rank||Given Name||Family Name||Conflict/s||Fate||Service No.||Service||Unit||Campaign||Link|
|Hardie||A C||M||NX25790||2/7 Btn||view|
|Pennell||A C||M||QX47185||65 Inf Btn||view|
|McKee||A P||M||NX41968||2/5 Field Reg||view|
|J L||Adams||NX107159||AIF||13/33rd Inf. Btn.||view|
|ling||AHR||M||NX81239||2/4 Arm Reg||view|
|F F||Anderson||NX113406||55/53 Inf. Btn..||view|
|M||Andrews||NX135207||2/25 Aust. Tpt. PI.||view|
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