Remembrance Across NSW

The Register of War Memorials in NSW records and recognises memorials across New South Wales built to honour and remember those who served their country, both in the Great War and in the following conflicts and peacekeeping missions.

There are more than 3,000 war memorials in our State, and the NSW Government and the RSL (NSW Branch) are committed to documenting each of these memorials with care and respect.  

This worthwhile task can only be accomplished using the combined resources of members of the community, local councils, RSL sub-branches and our schools.

Click here to find NSW War Memorials, or to contribute

 

On this day
24 March

1901 — NSW Imperial Bushmen captured a transport convoy and nine artillery pieces at VELDFONTEIN, South Africa, during the BOER WAR

1918 — ANZAC Mounted Division and Imperial Camel Corps troops conducted raids across the JORDAN RIVER and occupied the village of Es Salt

1944 — The “Great Escape” from Stalag Luft lll Prisoner Of War (POW) camp in Sagan, Germany (now Zagan, Poland). 50 POW's, including five Australians, were subsequently executed for their part in the escape

1965 — ASBLT J. HUTCHINSON, Royal Australian Navy (RAN), was killed when his aircraft, launched from HMAS MELBOURNE crashed into the Malacca Straits. He was the only RAN casualty of the Indonesian Confrontation