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Location The Corso, Manly, Manly Vale - New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Extract from NSW State Library Memorials Register

The memorial is a polished granite column sitting on a large rectangular base of the same material with six buttresses.

Atop the column is a globe of the world with Australia clearly visible and the word ANZAC engraved on a band circling the globe.

The base contains 9 plaques on which the names of veterans, who have died in the various wars, are engraved and gilded. In addition, there is a series of five bronze relief sculptures depicting various World War 1 and related scenes, an inscription and dolphins, representing Manly's seaside location.

A flagpole stands to the east of the memorial.

A fuller description of the memorial and its history may be found on the Manly Council website.

In August 2016, an additional Vietnam veteran's name was added WO2 R V Lees - Successful search for remains of missing SASR soldier in Vietnam, John Morcombe, Manly Daily, September 9, 2016 2:49pm

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Built Not yet discovered
Opened 14 October 1916
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BLAND, Archibald Evatt

Service number 234
Second Corporal
1st Field Company Engineers
AIF WW1
Born 1885

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HEALEY, Reginald Alfred Charles

Service number 3511
Private
54th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 Jan 1890

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