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In Remembrance

Commemorating those who fought and died

How did the people of NSW commemorate those who fought and died in the War?

After the conclusion of World War I the people of New South Wales looked for ways to remember those who had died.  Metropolitan suburbs and small country towns planned a variety of memorials, ranging from carillons to rotundas, gates and statues. In Sydney, two major memorials were built, the Cenotaph in Martin Place and the ANZAC War Memorial in Hyde Park.  Schools, workplaces, businesses and unions also created Rolls of Honor and other physical memorials.  The first Anzac Day occurred in 1916 and has continued to develop as a national day of remembrance over the years.

In Remembrance topics

Memorial plans

Memorial Plans

Sydney Harbour Trust

Henry Arthur Marles, painter at Sydney Harbour Trust, died 1 September 1918. Digital ID 20231_a43_000033

Govt Printing Office
Employees if the NSW Government Printing Office who served in WWI, 1914-18. From A4126.
Dept of Agriculture
Charles Snell, Department of Agriculture employee, deceased. From NRS 4481 image ST6116.
The first Anzac Day 1916 Anzac Day Celebrations, 1917