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Unveiling Cenotaph dedicated to ANZAC Soldiers of Indian origin

10 November @ 10:00 am

By : Sanjeev Bhakri.

You are invited to attend and be part of Remembrance Service and unveiling of the Cenotaph dedicated to ANZAC Soldiers of Indian origin as part of Armistice Centenary Commemoration on Saturday 10 November 2018 at 9.30 am for 10.00 am start

It is a lesser known fact that Servicemen of Indian origin were part of ANZAV Forces.
This Cenotaph will remember 12 soldiers identified from ANZAC Archives and other unidentified soldiers who have fought in ANZAC Forces.
The memorial has been constructed with Armistice Centenary grant from Department of Veteran Affairs by Hindu Council of Australia with support of Federal Member of Berowra Mr Julian Leeser, Hornsby Council, Hornsby RSL-Sub Branch and other local community organisations.
It will be the first memorial of its kind in Australia to remember the active contributions of Indian community during World War I . It will give an opportunity to Indian Australian now and in future to connect with ANZAC history and spread awareness in wider Australian community bout the contribution of Indian community in the story of Australia.

 

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Details

Date:
10 November
Time:
10:00 am
Event Category:

Organizer

Hindu Council of Australia

Venue

Cherrybrook Greenway
Shepherds Lane
Cherrybrook, NSW
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