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Splendour Rock

Splendour Rock

A Bushwalkers War Memorial

By Keith Maxwell and Michael Keats OAM

Publisher: Design Portfolio Pty Ltd

Released: February 2023

Pages: 380

Price: $66

Free Delivery - Australia Wide



Table of Contents

# Section Page
01 Prologue ix
02 Foreword xiii
03 Splendour Rock 1
04 Location. Environment and Description 5
05 Naming of Splendour Rock 28
06 Dedication. ANZAC Dav 1948 32
07 Recognition as an Official War Memorial 37
08 History of the War Memorial 42
09 Registration as an Official War Memorial 54
10 Logbook Container 59
11 Logbook History 63
12 'MATES' Plaque 72
13 'MATES' Plaque: Connection with St Thomas' Church, North Sydney 84
14 'MATES' Plaque and Geoffrey Gordon Broome 96
15 Thommo's Chains and Plaque 104
16 Jack Cummings' Plaque 113
17 Ken Gliddon Plaque 121
18 Appendices 125
19 Appendix 1: The Bushwalkers Who Served in WWII 126
20 Appendix 2: The Bushwalkers Honoured and Remembered 135
21 Appendix 3: Bushwalkers Go to War - at Home and Abroad 218
22 Appendix 4: Bushwalkers Services Committee 222
23 Appendix 5: Anzac Day Services (1948-2020) 240
24 Appendix 6: Selected Anzac Day Services Programs 281
25 Appendix 7: The Way to Splendour Rock 292
26 Appendix 8: Splendour Rock Choir 301
27 Appendix 9: Bushwalker WWII War Memorials in New Zealand 306
28 Appendix 10: Splendour Rock and Springwood Bushwalking Club 315
29 Bibliography and Resources 325
30 The Authors 331
31 Acknowledgements 337
32 Bushwalking Clubs and Groups 342
33 Abbreviations 349
34 Index 352