Burringbar RSL War Memorial

World War 2 1939 -1945 Burringbar Nominal Roll & World War 2 RSL Members post 1945 Subsequent Conflicts & Peacekeeping Operations MemorialWorld War 2 1939 -1945 Burringbar Nominal Roll & World War 2 RSL Members post 1945 Subsequent Conflicts & Peacekeeping Operations MemorialWorld War 2 1939 -1945 Burringbar Nominal Roll & World War 2 RSL Members post 1945 Subsequent Conflicts & Peacekeeping Operations Memorial
Description

Monument made of polished Australian grandee granite bearing an honour roll for RSL members and residents of Burringbar who served in the Second World War, subsequent conflicts and peace keeping operations. The roll is 150mm thick, approximately 2.5 metres long and 1.1 metre tall. It sits atop two steps, made from engineered reinforced concrete slabs. The bottom step has two polished grandee granite plaques attached on the front and back of the memorial, bearing dedications. The plaques measure 2.7mm long by 375mm tall by 20mm thick. All inscriptions are gilded to ensure long life.

Inscription

Front - roll

Saluting their Service

In memory and honouring
those servicemen and servicewomen
from Burringbar and surrounding districts who served
and defended our nation for peace and freedom
for generations to come

Lest We Forget

Front - plaque

Burringbar RSL Memorial
WWII, other conflicts & peace keeping operations

Back - roll

World War II 1939 - 1945
Nominal roll
[Names]

RSL Members/Residents
Post 1945
[Names]

Back - plaque

They shall not grow old as we that are left grow old - Age shall not weary them nor
the years condemn - At the going down of the sun and in the morning we will remember them

Lest we forget

+ Made the supreme sacrifice

Address
Burringbar Memorial Reserve and Masterson Park
16/18 Station Street
Burringbar NSW 2483
Local Government Area
  • Tweed Shire
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Wall
Recorded by
Phil Connor
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
10/21/2006
Dedication date
21 October 2006
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Occupation of Japan, 1946–51
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
  • Indonesian Confrontation, 1963–66
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75
  • Iraq: the First Gulf War, 1990–91
  • Afghanistan, 2001–present
  • Iraq: the Second Gulf War, 2003–09
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present

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