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The Rocks in Council of the Sydney, New South Wales, Australia


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November 20, 2018
1. Legacy Marker
Captain Stanley Savige formed Legacy in 1923, as an offshoot of the Remembrance Club founded by Major General Sir John Gellibrand to help former servicemen struggling to re-establish themselves after World War I.

The Legacy Club changed its role in 1925 after entertaining a group of widows and their children. A uniquely Australian organisation, Legacy's charter is to care and support the fatherless families of comrades who had served this country in a war area and subsequently died of any cause.

The members of Legacy, Legatees, give their time to look after families allotted to them. They also serve on committees helping out with education, welfare, pensions, medical, dental and legal aid. Expenses are met by public donations.

This horse trough, donated by the family of the late E.J.N. Tomkins, was cared c. 1800 for use on their former property "Prestonville," Richmond, N.S.W.

The memorial was generously sponsored by the Legacy Club of Sydney, Legacy is a true expression of the Australian Spirit of Comradeship.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public Work
Legacy Marker image. Click for full size.
November 20, 2018
2. Legacy Marker
War, World I.
Location. 33° 51.543′ S, 151° 12.478′ E. Marker is in The Rocks, New South Wales, in Council of the Sydney. Marker is on Argyle Street west of Harrington Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5030 Argyle Street, The Rocks, New South Wales 2000, Australia. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 11 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Marine Parade (approx. 10.2 kilometers away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 20, 2018. This page has been viewed 101 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2018. • Andrew Ruppenstein was the editor who published this page.
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