WW1 Memorial Grove

REMEMBERING THE FALLEN

 

WW1 MEMORIAL GROVE

SATURDAY 25 MAY 2019, 9.00AM


On Saturday 25 May 2019, Cowra Council with the assistance of Local Land Services and Cowra RSL will host a ceremony and the planting of a grove of trees honouring the local men and women who served and fell during WW1.

The commemoration will commence at 9.00am where descendants of the fallen men and women, and those who wish to honour the sacrifice made by them, may take part in planting a tree for each fallen service personnel.

Of the 560 local men and women who served in the First World War, 77 did not return and a tree will be planted in honour of each of these service men and women.

The tree planting will be followed by a Mayoral reception and morning tea to be held at 10.30am at Cowra Council.


           9.00am    - Memorial Tree Planting - Evans Street, Cowra (down from POW Camp)

           10.30am  - Mayoral morning tea reception - Cowra Shire Council, 116 Kendal Street, Cowra


If you would like to attend the commemorative tree planting and reception please contact Kate Alberry or Cassandra Gailey on (02) 6340-2048 by 4.30pm Monday 20 May 2019.

A list of the personnel who fell during WWI and who will be commemorated at the WW1 Memorial Grove is available here.