Max Harris Reserve & Memorial Rose Garden

Historical Sites and Heritage Locations

GEORGE TOWN REMEMBERS

George Town honours and remembers those who served. The Max Harris Reserve & Memorial Rose Garden was opened in 1998. Max Harris was a prisoner of war in Changi during World War Two. The reserve contains the ANZAC cenotaph, the sculpture is a clear cylinder containing a rifle and a helmet.

Another feature is the Avenue of Honour, a tree-lined path of thirty-two trees in honour of the servicemen who served in World War One. Their names and service details are displayed at the base of each tree.

Saluting their service : Two Bofors anti-aircraft auto-cannon are displayed in honour of Clarence Andrews (RAN – H2031) and Athol Geale (AIF – VX64649).

In memory of the community’s returned and fallen servicemen and women. Lest We Forget.

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