Kogarah War Memorial

Description

Sandstone column on a square sandstone base with marble name plates and military badges. 

This memorial was originally located in Gray Street, Kogarah, next to the fire station, and was moved at the request of the Kogarah Sub-Branch Returned Sailors', Soldiers' and Airmen's Imperial League of Australia (R. S. S. & A. I. L. A.). The memorial is located behind Jubilee Oval.

Inscription

To Naval and Army Corps from Kogarah Municipality.

Those whom this monument commemorates sacrificed their lives in the Great War 1914 – 1919 that others might have freedom. Let those who come after see that their sacrifice was not in vain.

“This memorial also commemorates those who sacrificed their lives in the Second World War 1939 – 1945 and the war in Korea 1950 – 1953, Malaya and Vietnam".

Address
Cnr English and Park Street
Carlton NSW 2218
Local Government Area
  • Georges River Council
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Blakehurst Public School
Established date
1923
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
11/11/1923
Dedication date
11 November 1923
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75

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