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The Memorial commemorates servicemen and women who died in service or were killed in action during World War Two.

Monument characteristics :

The main feature of the memorial is a semi-circular lawn bounded by a low brick fence in which a stone wall and three flagstaffs are set. Two stone blocks with stainless steel plaques attached are on either side of the flagstaffs.

The stone wall has attached the bronze insignias of the Australian Navy, Army and Air Force and the words Lest We Forget. The whole memorial is within a garden and iron fence and gates.


Address:531 Illawarra Road, Debbie & Abbey Borgia Community Recreation Centre, Marrickville, 2204
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.920026
Long: 151.144778
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 18th February, 2004
Front Inscription


Left Side Inscription

To Honour The Fallen
These Memorial Gates And Entrance
Were Presented By Marrickville Council
And Were Officially Opened By
The Mayor Ald J F Laxton
On 5th December 1959.
President H J Falvey JP. Hon Secretary W Rolt.

Right Side Inscription

In Memory Of
The Men And Women Of The Second World
War (1939-1945) Who Gave Their Lives
For Australia And Liberated Other
Countries From Tyranny.

Officially opened by
Councillor Barry Cotter, Mayor of Marrickville
On 18th February 2004.

Sponsored By
Marrickville Council,
Commonwealth Department of Veteran Affairs,
Marrickville ANZAC Memorial Club  Marrickville RSL Club
Newton RSL Sub Branch   Petersham RSL Club Ltd   Petersham RSL Sub-Branch.

Source: NRWM
Monument details supplied by Monument Australia - www.monumentaustralia.org.au
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