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Commemorating 100 Years of Our Fighting Spirit

When:
Sat 09 Nov 2019
Time:
10.30am
Facilities:
Parking Available, Public Transport, Toilet on Site
Details:
There will be a Commemorative Ceremony at The Riverstone Cenotaph on 9th November, 2019 to mark 100 Years since the Cenotaph was erected.

Concrete obelisk surrounded with a low walled garden and a metal gate with a plaque. The Vietnam plaque is missing.The front side of the obelisk has 2 crossed hand-carved .303 rifles. The memorial is attended by 6 sandstone pillars and 2 flag poles.

Additional information by Sydney Trains:

A large sandstone obelisk set into two sandstone blocks and seated on a masonry plinth, with a crossed rifles frieze above and names of wars carved into each face, and marble tablets attached, together with two flagpoles and situated in a garden.

One tablet is inscribed with the Riverstone community veterans names who gave their lives in WWI, and a second with Riverstone community veterans names who gave there lives in WWII, and a third with a Riverstone community veteran who gave his life in Korean War.

It is located within the forecourt of Riverstone Railway Station and forms part of the curtilage of the heritage listing for the railway station.
Location:
Riverstone Parade,
Railway Station,
Riverstone, 2765
Contact:
  9627 1811

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