1st Australian Armoured Regiment (RNSW Lancers) Memorial


Red brick structure with plaque and flag staff, close to barracks, dedicated to the Royal New South Wales (RNSW) Lancers.



In memory of members of the Australian Armoured Regiment AIF (Royal New South Wales Lancers) who died on active service 1939-1945


This memorial was erected by the Royal New South Wales Lancers Association and consecrated on April 9, 1985


In memory of the New South Wales Lancers who paid the supreme sacrifice in the South African War 1899 to 1900. 


Erected by the Royal New South Wales Lancers Association 2005


This plaque is to perpetuate the name of the 21 Aust. Fd. Regt. Formerly 21 Aust. Fd. Brigade. Originally a support unit of the First Cavalry Division the Regiment was formed on 1 May 1921 and disbanded in 1943. The Regiment moulded a host of artillerymen for their splendid roles in World War II. Unveiled by Colonel J. N. L. Argent, O.B.E, E.D. On 5 May 1990.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
R E Harkus South African Campaign DOD view
F Kilpatrick South African Campaign DOW view
J M McNamee World War 2 KIA AIF view
B K O'Shea World War 2 KIA AIF view
A E Playford World War 2 KIA AIF view
R H Powell World War 2 KIA AIF view
R A Richardson World War 2 KIA AIF view
E J Ryrie World War 2 KIA AIF view
J M Tinsley World War 2 KIA AIF view
Trooper Leslie D Tunks Boer War, South African Campaign Died of Disease 2.6.1900 879 CMF NSW Lancers NSW Lancers view
2 Smith Street,
Lancer Barracks,
Parramatta NSW 2150
Local Government Area
  • Parramatta Council, City of
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Wall
Recorded by
Parramatta Public School
Established date
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Dedication date: 
Dedication date
09 April 1985
  • South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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