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Details

Location Branxton Park, John Rose Avenue, Branxton, Cessnock - New South Wales, Australia
Type buildings
Description

The memorial band rotunda, in the Branxton Park, and the marble slabs bearing the names of all the soldiers who enlisted in the district

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 23 June 1923 by Councillor. T. Brown, President of the Cessnock Shire Council
Inscription

Erected in honor of those who left this District to serve their King and Country in the Great War

1914 - 1919

And in memory of those who fell

Left Side Inscription
Australia Remembers
1939 - 1945
Back Inscription
The ANZAC Centenary
2014 - 2018

This plaque has been placed in recognition of one hundred years since the First World War.

This war helped define Australian as people and encapsulate our unique national identity : courage, mateship, sacrifice, generosity, freedom and a fair go for all.

This is a Cessnock City Council initiative in conjunction with Branxton RSL Sub Branch

100 Years of ANZAC
The spirit lives
2014 - 2018

Cessnock City Council

Right Side Inscription
Australia Remembers
1939 - 1945

In honour of the men & women who served Australia in time of conflict during World War II

Lest We Forget

Condition

Good

Names

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Thumb pte stanley mears ii
MEARS, Stanley Johnson

Service number 3189
Private
53rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jun 1893

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FARMER, Francis George

Service number 425
Private
34th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 21 Jun 1898

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