Regimental Square

Royal Australian Regiment Memorial

Royal Australian Regiment Memorial, Regimental Square, Sydney
For the campaigns of the Royal Australian Regiment in Korea, Malaya and Vietnam
Unveiled 8 December 1976
Location 33°52′1.43″S 151°12′24.81″E / 33.8670639°S 151.2068917°E / -33.8670639; 151.2068917Coordinates: 33°52′1.43″S 151°12′24.81″E / 33.8670639°S 151.2068917°E / -33.8670639; 151.2068917
near Sydney, Australia
Designed by Dennis Adams OAM

Regimental Square is a war memorial in the Wynyard area in the city centre of Sydney, Australia. An upgrade of the area is expected to be completed by mid-2016.[1]


The memorial is in the form of a small, pedestrianised square, occupying the whole width of a section of Wynyard Street that adjoins George Street, a major thoroughfare. The memorial was erected to commemorate the campaigns of the Royal Australian Regiment in Korea, Malaya and Vietnam. A series of bronze sculptures of soldiers in action, are attached to a wall of Sydney sandstone, 8 metres long x 1.5 metres high. Dennis Adams OAM was commissioned, to create the memorial, by the Royal Australian Regiment Association, the funds acquired through subscriptions from members and friends, supplemented by a gift of $3,000 from the Government of South Korea. On 8 December 1976 the memorial was unveiled by the then Governor of New South Wales, Sir Roden Cutler.[2]

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