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R.S.L. Veterans' Retirement Village, Narrabeen

2/30 Battalion Plaque

On Sunday, 8th November, 1981 - a Service was held at the Chapel, War Veterans' Homes, Narrabeen, at 3pm. During the Service the Padre, The Rev. Tom O'Brien, dedicated a Battalion Plaque, donated by ALAN PENFOLD. After the Service GEORGE CLARKE hung the Plaque on the wall of the Chapel amongst the other Plaques. Padre O'Brien said he was very pleased to receive this Plaque, as it was the first Infantry Battalion Plaque hung, from the 8th Division. There are now twenty five Plaques on the wall of this Chapel.

Galleghan Grove and Bowling Green

Lady Galleghan donated the funds for a 5 rink bowling green to the R.S.L. Veterans' Retirement Village at Narrabeen, NSW, as a memorial to her late husband and former Commanding Officer of the Battalion, Sir Frederick Galleghan, DSO, OBE, ISO, ED.

The opening ceremony was held at 1.45pm on Saturday, 30 March 1985.

   

Entrance to Galleghan Grove.

 

Memorial Plaque for Galleghan Grove and Bowling Green.

 

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(Source: 2/30 Battalion Archives)

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Last updated 28/01/2012