National Servicemen's Association Memorial
Port Macquarie, New South Wales, Australia

The National Servicemen's Association Memorial located in McInherney Park, on the shores of the Hacking River, Port Macquarie, recognises the those who served and the sacrifice of those who died on active service firstly between 1951 and 1959 and again later between 1965 and 1972. This current memorial, unveiled in 2011, replaces the earlier "Nashos" memorial erected at this location in 2001. 

Close-up of the crests on the memorial.

The dedication on the top of the memorial.

A plaque mounted on the river side of the memorial gives a brief description of the National Service Scheme on which young men were call up (conscripted) in to the armed services, 212 of whom died while on active service.

The bottom section of the plaque.
(All photos and text courtesy of Peter F. Williams)
© 2011 Peter F. Williams all rights reserved

Page published June 13, 2013