Men & Women WW2 - Speers Point, NSW, Australia
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie
S 32° 57.763 E 151° 37.094
56H E 370861 N 6351998
Quick Description: On the platform of a captured German mortar from WW1 is a Community Commemorative plaque for those who served in World War Two.
Location: New South Wales, Australia
Date Posted: 7/6/2018 11:53:18 PM
Waymark Code: WMYPDK
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member 3l diesel
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Long Description:
The commemorative plaque is on the western side of the sandstone rectangular plinth that supports the 25 cm Minenwerfer Mortar, captured by the 17th Battalion in August 1918 and reads:

	    [Australia Remembers
		 1945-1995]
		In Honour of
	 the Men & Women who served
	Australia in Time of Conflict
	     During World War II
		LEST WE FORGET

Unfortunately more information about the Mortar was not at the site, but, more information can found for the Mortar, at the Australian War Memorial website: Speers Point

Visited: 1230, Monday, 2 April, 2018

Date of Dedication: 11/11/1995

Property Permission: Public

Access instructions: Park near the Speers Point Swim Centre

Access times: From: 12:00 AM To: 12:00 AM

Website for Waymark: [Web Link]

Location of waymark:
Speers Point Park
Speers Point, NSW Australia
2284


Commemoration: The Men, and Women who Served

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