Tumut Cenotaph

Description

A stepped sarcophagus-shaped memorial made from concrete and covered in marble. On the steps are various plaques in black marble with gold lettering and insignias in bronze.

Inscription

Plaque 1

AT THE GOING DOWN OF THE
SUN AND IN THE MORNING
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
LEST WE FORGET

Plaque 2

TO OUR
GLORIOUS
DEAD

Plaque 3

ERECTED BY
TUMUT SUB-BRANCH R.S.S. & A.I.L.A.
IN MEMORY OF THE MEN WHO GAVE
THEIR LIVES FOR THEIR COUNTRY.

Plaque 4

LEST WE FORGET

Address
Richmond Park
Cnr Russell, Capper and Robertson Streets
Tumut NSW 2720
Local Government Area
  • Snowy Valleys Council
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Cenotaph
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
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 ''; }
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75
  • Iraq: the First Gulf War, 1990–91
  • Iraq: the Second Gulf War, 2003–09
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present
  • All conflicts

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