Windsor Park Remembrance Driveway Plantation, Greenacre

Windsor Park Remembrance Driveway Plantation, Greenacre
Description

Windsor Park in Greenacre, NSW, forms part of the Remembrance Driveway, a living memorial that runs along the Hume and Federal Highways between Sydney and Canberra. 

The park was established in 1955 as a war memorial to employees of the New South Wales Railways who served in the Second World War and the Korean War. A plaque on site records the officially dedication of the park on 16 July 1955. The plaque is attached to a low plinth, which is surrounded by a metal fence and accompanied by a flagpole. 

In 1995, the park was upgraded through the planting of additional eucalypts and grevillea trees. 

Inscription

Plaque

This park was dedicated by R Windsor Esq Commissioner For Railways as a memorial to railway employees who gave their services and lives for Australia in the armed forces. 16th July 1955.

Related memorials

Do you know more about this war memorial?

Click here to learn how you can contribute

Address
Remembrance Driveway
Cnr Hume Highway and Brunker Road
Greenacre NSW 2190
Australia
Local Government Area
  • Canterbury-Bankstown Council
Setting
  • Roadside
Location status
Original location
Memorial type
  • Garden/park
Recorded by
Sydney Trains
Year of construction
1955
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 ''; }
Dedication date
16 July 1955
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Korean War, 1950–53