War Memorials in Australia
Royal Australian Artillery Memorial
Campbell, Australian Capital Territory, 2600
District: Southern Tablelands (ACT)
Orientation: Suburb of Canberra
Location: Mount Pleasant, at end of General Bridges Drive, entered through Royal Military College, Duntroon
Position: 35 17 91 S 149 09 48 E
The memorial forms a lookout on Mt Pleasant and is accessed through the grounds of Royal Military College, Duntroon. It consists of a parapet inset with concrete panels on which are inscribed campaigns in which the Royal Regiment of Australian Artillery took part and an obelisk flanked by two cannon. There is a flag pole on the east side.
Panels reading from south to north
WORLD WAR I
WORLD WAR II
(Ubique is Latin meaning everywhere)
Plaque on west side of obelisk
SINCE 1885 AUSTRALIAN GUNNERS HAVE FOUGHT
IN THE WARS AND CAMPAIGNS INSCRIBED ON
THE PARAPET. MANY DID NOT RETURN.
THIS MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED IN THEIR HONOUR
AND WAS UNVEILED BY HER MAJESTY THE QUEEN,
CAPTAIN GENERAL OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF
AUSTRALIAN ARTILLERY, ON 9 MARCH 1977
DURING HER SILVER JUBILEE VISIT.
On south side of obelisk
M.T. MITCHELL F.R.A.I.A.
Plaque on top of obelisk
|TO THE MEMORY OF ALL RANKS|
|OF THE ROYAL REGIMENT OF|
|AUSTRALIAN ARTILLERY WHO GAVE THEIR|
|LIVES IN THE SERVICE OF THEIR|
|SOVEREIGN AND THEIR COUNTRY|
|'QUO FAS ET GLORIA DUCENT'|
Information current to March 2000
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