Topic: Stratford: Victoria Park Gates
Victoria Park entrance, Corner Fenton and Orlando Streets, Stratford.
Gates bear crossed rifles, wreathes and lighted lamps. There is also a round decorative iron plaque in the centre of each large gate - "France" (left) and "Gallipoli" (right).
These gates were erected by the people in grateful and loving memory of the soldiers from Stratford and surrounding districts who made the supreme sacrifice in the Great War 1914-1918
Small bronze plaque below:
Unveiled by General Sir Andrew Russell CMG KGMC
Anzac Day April 25th 1920
These laid the world away- poured out the red sweet wine of youth - gave up the years to be of work and joy- and that unhoped serene that men call age - and those who would have been their sons -they gave their immortality. (Brooke)