Various memorials - in the form of a flagstaff with accompanying sandstone obelisk, and a descendant pine from the original 'Lone Pine' of Gallipoli.
At base of flagpole, top plaque:
'In memory of those gallant men and women who gave their lives in service of their country
Lest We Forget
At base of flagpole, middle plaque:
This stone was dedicated by the Rev. Walter Wheeldon and unveiled by Peter Knott on 13th April 1996
At base of flagpole, bottom plaque:
In honour of the men and women who served Australia in time of conflict during World War II Lest We Forget
This memorial is dedicated to all those National
Servicemen and reservist men and women who have served
Australia at home and overseas on active service
Between 1951 and 1972 over 290 000 men were conscripted
as national servicemen.
In the period 1964 - 1972, 63735 men were conscripted for 2 years
in Vietnam 18000 men served with great distinction, and of
their number 143 were killed in action. 28 died of wounds.
1 Missing in action and 880 were wounded.
They served in all corps and without doubt performed admirably
since the Australian Defense Force Reserves were re-activated.
In 1948 as citizen forces over 1250000 men and women have
served in the NAVY, ARMY and Air Force Services.
They have served all over Australia and in many locations
overseas. It is only in recent times that Governments have
sent formed units overseas on active service but individuals
have volunteered for service in various conflicts and
many UN Peace Keeping operations.
For information on the Lone Pine descendant and memorial seats, see Additional Images/Information... Below.
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