Bowral War Memorial

Bowral War Memorial, NSW, Bowral

Public Art : Bowral War Memorial

Architect : Unknown

Description : The memorial is made from concrete and marble.  The marble obelisk includes a cross at the top. The memorial also includes the two pillars joined by a green wrought iron arch spelling out  the words "Lest We Forget". The lower tier of the obelisk has names of those who fought in World War 2, while the upper tier has names of those who fought in World War 1. There are 703 names on the memorial.

Unveiled : The Bowral war memorial was unveiled on 4th of August, 1919.

Location : The Bowral War Memorial is located in the park at the corner of Mittagong Rd. & Merrigang St, Bowral. New South Wales.

Inscriptions :

They should not grow old as we that are left grown old. Age shall not weary them nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning we shall remember them.
"Lest we forget"
The glorious have fallen
In our hearts forever.

This stone was set by Sir George Fuller K.C.M.G.M.L.A. Chief Secretary on August 4th 1919


 

This memorial was erected by the people of Bowral and Glenquarry in honour of those who served the Empire during the GREAT WAR 1914 1918.

To the memory of the citizens of Bowral who sacrificed their lives in World War II 1939 - 1945 and eternal gratitude to those who also served.

To the memory of the citizens of Bowral who sacrificed their lives in KOREA 1950 -54 and in eternal gratitude to those who also served.

To the memory of the citizens of Bowral who sacrificed their lives in Vietnam 1962 - 73 and eternal gratitude to those who also served.
To the eternal hope that peace will prevail for evermore.

In memory of the fallen and the unknown Australian soldier 75th anniversary of Remembrance Day 11.11.1993.

Officially re-dedicated by: Air Chief Marshall Sir Neville McNamara KBE; AO; AFC; AE.
Royal Australian Air Force (Retd)
11th November 2003


 

LEST WE FORGET

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