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Banjup Memorial Park


City of Cockburn

Place Number

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Armadale Rd Banjup

Location Details

Reserve 38912

Local Government




Construction Date

Demolition Year


Statutory Heritage Listings

Type Status Date Documents More information
Heritage List Adopted 14 Jul 2011

Heritage Council Decisions and Deliberations

Type Status Date Documents
(no listings)

Other Heritage Listings and Surveys

Type Status Date Grading/Management More information
Category Description
Municipal Inventory Adopted 10 Apr 2014 Category B

Category B

Considerable significance Very important to the heritage of the locality. Conservation of the place is highly desirable. Any alterations or extensions should be sympathetic to the heritage values of the place.

Statement of Significance

Banjup Memorial Park is associated with those men from the district who enlisted in World War I, and has social significance for the RSL and the descendents of those men commemorated.
Banjup Memorial Park has aesthetic value as a designed small park set within a natural bush area.

Physical Description

This small memorial park stands in a bush setting next to Armadale Road. The fourteen gum trees are surrounded by a white post and rail fence. The oblong shaped park covers approximately 100 sq metres. A bench seat is supplied for visitors to the park.


Banjup Memorial Park was established after World War I. A gum tree was planted for each of the fourteen men from the district who had enlisted. If any of the trees dies, another is planted in its place. A plaque naming the men is displayed at the park and another is held at the Azelia Ley Homestead. The plaque names the men who returned safely as well as those who were wounded or killed. Cockburn RSL maintains Banjup Memorial Park.


INTEGRITY: Only two trees have been replaced, though some appear to need replacement at some point in the future.




Ref ID No Ref Name Ref Source Ref Date
HCWA No. 10162 State Heritage Office
National Trust Australia (WA) Documentation
Register National Estate

Place Type

Urban Park


Epoch General Specific
Original Use PARK\RESERVE Park\Reserve
Present Use PARK\RESERVE Park\Reserve

Historic Themes

General Specific
OUTSIDE INFLUENCES World Wars & other wars
SOCIAL & CIVIC ACTIVITIES Community services & utilities

Creation Date

22 Dec 1997

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Last Update

06 Dec 2019


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