Thursday, 14 July 2016

Camperdown, war memorial

This war memorial is located in Camperdown Park, in the inner west suburb of Camperdown. The war memorial is a marble statue of an Australian soldier, with rifle, standing atop a sandstone plinth. The memorial and a garden of Rosemary for remembrance are surrounded by a picket fence. It commemorates those who from the suburb who died in service or were killed in action during World War 1. The inscription reads: In Memory Of The Men Who Enlisted Locally And Fell In The Great War 1914-1919 Having Faithfully Served Their King And Country. Erected By The Citizens Of Camperdown.

14 comments:

  1. Looks like a perfect place to remember those who have fallen.

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  2. There is a weeping elm named Camperdown.

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  3. Stop in from Biebkriebels. Sure hope your enjoying your day. Not a long our local town of Bonners Ferry Idaho just add an memorial park with some granite rocks list of people who served in our conflicts.
    Also some kind words our written on them.
    If you fine the time stop in for a cup of coffee.

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  4. Hello, pretty statue and memorial. Enjoy your day and the weekend ahead!

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  5. I didn't take much notice of sculpture as a young person, but now I really value WW1 memorials. The park setting is perfect.

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  6. It's so great to visit places like this to remember the history of the country we live in. Thanks for sharing!

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  7. Great Memorial and I like it's little white picket fence.

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