Country Gardens Motor Inn
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... that followed. Four Australians were killed in the breakout – Privates Benjamin Gower Hardy, Ralph Jones and Charles Henry Shepherd. Lieutenant Harry Doncaster was killed when ambushed during the recapture of the prisoners. *************es were posthumously awarded the George Cross.
The Australian section commemorates those who died in Training at the local Military Camp, as well as the four Soldiers who were killed during ...
... just like all the other cities and towns of similar size around the country, but with a few more historic facades down the very long main drag. The Myer building for example was built in 1849, when Tasmania was still called Van Diemens Land. We came across the local Coffee Club by chance, so pulled up a chair and ordered the usual morning treat. The Visitor Centre wasn't very inspiring, so we resumed our trip and ...
... collection of Japanese objects. The Info Centre has an extremely good Hologram Display about the famous Cowra Breakout of Japanese Prisoner of War, so much more interesting than having to read it. We had a great ...
... peace, humility and harmony.
The Cultural Centre is also an amazing place to visit with an amazing array of Japanese artworks and artefacts.
The commemorative drive on Cherry Tree Avenue connects the Cowra Japanese Gardens with the site of the POW Camp, and continues on to the Australian and Japanese War Cemetery. Additional monuments attributed to the Cowra Breakout include the Garrison Gates and Cowra Italy Friendship Monument.
At last the rain has stopped. Every thing is very wet, but hopefully now the sun is shinning items will dry quickly. We have breakfast and a chat and watched the clouds start to form again, so pack up ready to move camp in case of rain. We take the unsealed road to Sofala and there say goodby to Alan and Kay as they head North to Muggee, on their ...