Victory Memorial Gardens
The Victory Memorial Gardens were originally established as a memorial to the men and women who served in World War I. The Cenotaph listing the names of those who died as a result of the War was erected in 1922.
The Victory Memorial Gardens are located at the corner of MacLeay Street and Lord Baden Powell Drive.
Some key features of the gardens include the avenue of poplar trees named Anzac Avenue, as well as the Garden of Peace Roses, and the Sunken Garden.
These beautiful gardens feature many memorials to our fallen, including:
- The Cenotaph, which names of those who died in the 1914-18 War.
- Memorial Archway bears the names of the district servicemen and women who served in World War I.
- World War II Memorial, a semi-circular memorial containing the names of the World War II service men and women who enlisted from the Wagga Wagga District.
- Korea and Vietnam Memorial honours those of Wagga and District who served in Korea and Vietnam.
- The Sandakan Memorial to honour those lost in the Sandakan and Ranau areas of North Borneo.
- The Sunken Garden which was built to commemorate 'The Pioneers'.
- The former Flagpole of the H.M.A.S. Sydney.