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

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Albert S Humphries World War 1 KIA view
William G Hunt World War 1 KIA view
George W Jordan World War 1 KIA view
Harry R Keevers World War 1 KIA view
Frank Kellaway World War 1 KIA view
George G Kellaway World War 1 KIA view
Alfred T King World War 1 KIA view
Trevor Langwill World War 1 KIA view
John Lewis World War 1 KIA view
Arthur E Marshall World War 1 KIA view
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.
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Dedication date
23 February 1921
  • First World War, 1914–18

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