Tuross Head Memorial Gardens and Memorials

Description

These memorial gardens are dedicated to those who served in the Second World War. The gardens have a spectacular view over the Pacific Ocean and contain a rock cairn and flagpole. The cairn was dedicated on 25 April 1990. Behind these is a semi-circle of brick walls upon which are mounted personalised brass plaques commemorating later deaths of servicemen and women placed there by their relatives. The gardens were dedicated on 12 August 1995.

Inscription

Cairn - plaque 1

This Memorial Cairn was dedicated
by
Vice Admiral Sir James Willis
KBE, AO, RAN.
On 25th April, 1990
to commemorate the 75th Anniversary
of the landing at Gallipoli.
Lest We Forget

Cairn - plaque 2

Lest We Forget

Cairn - plaque 3

Erected with the assistance of ESC & Tuross Lakes Bowling and Recreation Club

Plinth - plaque

These Memorial Gardens honour
the men and women
of Australia
who paid the supreme sacrifice
During World War II
Dedicated on behalf of the Tuross Head
Community on 12.8.1995
by Vice Admiral Sir James Willis KBE AO

Garden signage

Tuross Head Memorial Garden

These gardens are a community project contributing to the '1995 Australia Remembers' 50th Anniversary commemorative activities. It is a memorial to all who served in the Australian defence forces, home & away

The garden & memorial wall is dedicated to the community as a whole, enabling those who wish, to have commemorative plaque placed on the wall in memory of a loved one. Our grateful thanks to the Eurobodalla Shire Council for their financial support & advice

Please enjoy the beauty, peace & tranquillity of our memorial garden & assist in preserving this very special place.

Memorial Garden Committee Jan 1996

Address
Tuross Boulevard
Tuross Head NSW 2537
Local Government Area
  • Eurobodalla Shire
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Cairn
  • Garden/park
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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