Thank you for visiting our web page. We hope that you will think about supporting us. Due to circumstances beyond our control we took some time off over Christmas and January. We are now back in the office and catching up on the back log of emails.
We would like to wish you all a very happy 2017. During 2016 we paid for the land in Pozieres now we need to raise the remainder to build the Memorial wall and do the gardens of reflection. We need your help even if you cannot afford $50 for a brick all donations is a dollar closer to our target.
The gardens will be finished in time for 23rd July 2018 we need to reach a target of $150,000 to $200,000 this year. So please think about spreading the word.
Our Association is very passionate about Pozières and the recognition that these brave young men who fought and paid the supreme sacrifice there, 100 years ago, are further honoured at the location in which they now rest.
As a Project for the Centenary of the ANZAC, and as a tribute to the Soldiers who fought and died there, we, along with the Village of Pozieres, are planning to build a Memorial Park. The land selected for the Park is the land between the Water Tower at the North of the Village and 30 meters past the Windmill site along the D929, and from the D929 across to the Courcelette Road. This is part of the land that Charles Bean describes as “’a site more densely sown with Australian sacrifice than any other place on earth’”.
Our Park will provide a suitable memorial to those Soldiers, and in addition will protect this land into the future.
To raise the money to build the Park, our Association is selling bricks that will be endorsed with the buyers name and used in the construction of the Park.
Each brick costs $50.00 and can be purchased by either clicking on the slouch hat at the bottom of the page, or the donate button below.
If you prefer to just do a direct deposit without going through the donate page our band details are Bank of Queensland BSB NO 124001 ACCOUNT NO 21863157 in the name of Pozieres Remembrance Assn. Inc. Please if you do this please send me an email advising me.
a) That you had made a donation with reference and amount and contact No.
b) What you would like inscribed on the brick
c) This will make it easy for me to issue you a receipt and Certificate of purchase.
Email address is firstname.lastname@example.org
Follow the prompts, add your donation amount and click ‘Add to Cart’, then ‘View Cart’. Check the amount donated is correct then ‘Proceed to Checkout’. Fill in your billing details. Create an account and password. (You’ll receive an email confirming this).
Add the name you want on the brick for donations over $50.
Any donations under $50 are still greatly appreciation as ever bit counts.
You can pay by either EFT (Direct Bank Transfer) or PayPal.
For EFT you will make your payment directly into our bank account. Please use your Order ID as the payment reference. Your order won’t be emailed until the funds have cleared in our account. Our banking details will be on the confirmation page and also in the confirmation email you receive from us.For PayPal you can use Visa, MasterCard and Amex.To finalise your order click on ‘Place Order’.
Your purchase of a brick will help make the Park a reality in Pozieres.
If you like what we are doing pass this on to all your friends and family so they can join us in doing something worthwhile to suitably honor these Fallen Soldiers.
If you look at the tabs on the left hand side of this page you will see all the people who have supported us by purchasing a brick.
If you have a relative who paid the supreme sacrifice I ask you to go to our Honour Roll under the heading of Men of Pozieres and please check that their name is there.
With the help of public donations we have been able to purchase a brick for the 41 men who lost their lives in Afghanistan. This marks 100 years of Commemorating Australian Service. Their names are also under the tab In Memory of those who Served.
Once again thank you so much for your support. If you require any further assistance please do not hesitate to contact:
Yvonne Hall (Gracey) Chevalier of the Légion d’honneur (Secretary)
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