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Casino Memorial Pool 75th Anniversary of Remembrance Day Plaque

Casino Memorial Pool 75th Anniversary of Remembrance Day Plaque
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This plaque commemorates the 75th anniversary of Remembrance Day, on 11 November 1993. The memorial is set on a rock within a small garden located at the entrance to the Casino War Memorial Pool. Another commemorative plaque is set within the same garden on a nearby rock.

On the anniversary, then Prime Minister the Hon. Paul Keating delivered a commemorative address at the Australian War Memorial in Canberra. An unknown soldier, referred to as the Unknown Australian Soldier, was interred at the Australian War Memorial that same day.

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In memory of the fallen
and the
Unknown Australian Soldier

75th ANNIVERSARY OF
REMEMBRANCE DAY
11. 11. 1993

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Address
84 Centre Street
Casino NSW 2470
Local Government Area
Richmond Valley Council
Setting
Garden/park
Memorial type
Stone/bushrock
Recorded by
Graham Wilson OAM
Year of construction
1993
Dedication date
11 November 1993
Conflict/s
First World War, 1914–18