1st Australian Armoured Regiment (RNSW Lancers) Memorial

Description

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

Inscription

Plaque:

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

[Names]

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

Plaque:

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

[Names]

Erected by the Royal New South Wales Lancers Association 2005

Plaque:

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 Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
L E Willoughby World War 2 KIA AIF view
Address
2 Smith Street,
Lancer Barracks,
Parramatta NSW 2150
Local Government Area
  • Parramatta Council, City of
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Wall
Recorded by
Parramatta Public School
Established date
1985
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
1985-04-09
Dedication date
09 April 1985
Conflict/s
  • South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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