Sydney, Australia, Armenian Genocide Memorial

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Subject:The victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide. (view image)
Type of Memorial:Inscription, Monumental Sculpture
Sponsor(s):The Armenian Apostolic Church of Holy Resurrection in Sydney and the Armenian Near East Relief Society
Architect/Designer/Artist:L. Khanjian, Engineering: K. Sayadian
Placement:Large freestanding monument with central metal cross. On the ground.
Physical Setting:Garden area, flat land.
Tourist Amenities:Yes
Physical Condition:Well preserved. The Memorial was fully renovated in 2003 by the Armenian Apostolic Church of Holy Resurrection.
Inscription:This Alter-Memorial in sacred memory of the Armenian martyrs of the 1915 Holocaust was erected under the patronage of His Holiness Vazken I, Catholicos of all Armenians and blessed by Bishop Aghan Baliozian, Primate of the Australian Diocese, constructed by The Armenian Near East Society in conjunction with the Armenian Church in Sydney. April 1989.
Location:Genocide Monument, Macquarie Park Cemetery, Armenian Section
Sydney, Australia
Construction Began:1988
Construction Completed:1989
Dedication Date:23 April 1989
Renovation Date:2003
Additional Information:Editorial Board of the Armenian Encyclopedia. The Armenian Question. Yerevan: 1996.

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