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Location Mc Cabe Park, Church Street, Wollongong, New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Stone archway with white marble panels with names

Built Varney Parkes (figures)
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

Front Inscription
Erected To The Memory Of The Soldiers Of Wollongong Who Fought In The Great War 1914-1918.

Lord God Of Hosts Be With Us Yet,
Lest We Forget, Lest We Forget

When Can Their Glory Fade

Left Side Inscription
On fame`s eternal camping ground,
Their silent tents are spread,
And glory guards with solemn round
the bivouac of the dead

[ Names ]

Back Inscription
This Memorial Was Unveiled By His Excellency Rt. Hon. H. W. Baron Forster Of Lepe P.C. G.C.M.G.
Governor General Commonwealth of Australia
3rd June 1923

Right Side Inscription
Thought he struggle be grim,
`Tis Australia that knows
that her children shall fight
while the waratah grows

[ Names ]

Inscription in Proximity
Right Cairn :

WORLD WAR II
BORNEO VIETNAM
Commemorating 60th Year Anniversary World War II, ending in 1945

To those who served and to those who paid the supreme sacrifice

"We will remember them"

Left Cairn :
WORLD WAR I
KOREA MALAYA

Plaque:
Missing In Action (Korea)

Plaque:
(The Ode)

Plaque:
In memory of Korea
1950 - 1956

Condition

Good

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