Waratah Park Memorial Gates


Four stone pillars stand at the entrance to Waratah Park. Lettering has been engraved into a polished face. The memorial is located on northern side of the Park on Platt Street, opposite Waratah Rail Station.




This memorial was erected by the citizens of Waratah 23rd February 1921 in honour of the men of the Municipality who fell in the Great European War. A. Griffiths Esq J.P., Mayor W.T. Jackson Esq J.P. Secretary Memorial Committee.



War Declared 4th August 1914. Armistice Signed 11th November 1918. Peace Declared 28th June 1919. Waratah enlistments 378.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Read more
John R Allan World War 1 KIA view
Thomas J Bald World War 1 KIA view
Allen V Bennett World War 1 KIA view
H Brunker World War 1 KIA view
Stanley G Bull World War 1 KIA view
Herbert A Bull World War 1 KIA view
Harold C Burgin World War 1 KIA view
Arthur Burns World War 1 KIA view
John A Burns World War 1 KIA view
Michael G Coghlan World War 1 KIA view

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Cnr Station and Platt Streets
Waratah NSW 2298
Local Government Area
  • Newcastle, City of
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Gate/lychgate
Recorded by
Mr Robert McLardy. Updated photographs by Peter Levarre-Waters.
Year of construction
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date
23 February 1921
  • First World War, 1914–18