In honour of upcoming Remembrance Day you can remember the service of Australian soldiers by stopping and paying respects at one of these memorials.

Coff’s Harbour

Simpson and his Donkey Memorial

This bronze statue is dedicated to John Simpson Kirkpatrick and the donkey he acquired whilst at Gallipoli to carry injured soldiers from the front line to the beach.

Simpson and his Donkey: NSW War Memorial Register
Simpson and his Donkey: NSW War Memorial Register

Port Macquarie

Port Macquarie Commemorative Clock

This commemorative clock is dedicated to the women from the W.A.S.P.S (Women’s Agricultural Security Production Service) who contributed to WWII.

WASPS Commemorative Clock: NSW War Memorial Register
WASPS Commemorative Clock: NSW War Memorial Register

Sydney

ANZAC Bridge and Digger Statue

The memorial bridge dedicated to the ANZACs (Australian and New Zealand Army Corp) spans 345m, making it the longest cable bridge in Australia. A 4m high bronze WWI Digger is featured at the west end of the bridge.

ANZAC Bridge and Digger Statue: NSW War Memorial Register
ANZAC Bridge and Digger Statue: NSW War Memorial Register

ANZAC Memorial, Hyde Park

The ANZAC Memorial at Hyde Park, Sydney, is dedicated to all Australian’s who have served or lost their lives at war.

ANZAC Memorial, Hyde Park: NSW War Memorial Register
ANZAC Memorial, Hyde Park: NSW War Memorial Register

For more information on New South Wales War Memorials click here.

You may also be interested in Victoria War Memorials.

Featured image: ANZAC Memorial, Hyde Park – NSW War Memorial Register

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