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Quick facts for kidsRoyal Australian Regiment Memorial
Royal Australian Regiment Memorial, Regimental Square, Sydney
|For the campaigns of the Royal Australian Regiment in Korea, Malaya and Vietnam|
|Unveiled||8 December 1976|
|Designed by||Dennis Adams OAM|
The memorial is in the form of a small, pedestrianised square, occupying the whole width of a section of Wynyard Street that adjoins George Street, a major thoroughfare. The memorial was erected to commemorate the campaigns of the Royal Australian Regiment in Korea, Malaya and Vietnam. A series of bronze sculptures of soldiers in action, are attached to a wall of Sydney sandstone, 8 metres long x 1.5 metres high. Dennis Adams OAM was commissioned, to create the memorial, by the Royal Australian Regiment Association, the funds acquired through subscriptions from members and friends, supplemented by a gift of $3,000 from the Government of South Korea. On 8 December 1976 the memorial was unveiled by the then Governor of New South Wales, Sir Roden Cutler.
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