54th Battalion Memorial

Description

The memorial is a granite block with a bronze plaque attached. Below the plaque is a metal colour patch in the battalion colours. The memorial sits on a concrete brick plinth in a raised bed of gravel. A flagpole is positioned behind the memorial. It is located at the entrance to the Bathurst Sheep and Cattle Drome in Heritage Park. The park property was an Army camp from 1940 until the end of the Second World War. 

Inscription

IN RECOGNITION OF THE MEMBERS OF THE 54TH BATTALION WHO SERVED IN WORLD WAR I AND WORLD WAR II IN ALL AREAS OF CONFLICT

IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE

LEST WE FORGET

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Lieutenant A S BLACKBURN World War 1 AIF Pozieres, France view
Gurney A S GURNEY World War 2 AIF Tel el Eisa, Egypt view
Corporal A S BURTON World War 1 AIF Lone Pine trenches, Gallipoli Peninsula, Turkey view
Major B A WARK World War 1 Bullecourt to Joncourt, France view
Private B S KINGSBURY World War 2 AIF Isurava, Kokoda Trail, Papua view
Lance Corporal B S GORDON World War 1 AIF Fargny Wood, east of Bray, France view
Lieutenant C POPE World War 1 Louverval, France view
Sergeant C C CASTLETON World War 1 AIF Pozieres, France view
Lieutenant Colonel C G W ANDERSON World War 2 AIF Muar River, Malaya view
Captain C S JEFFRIES World War 1 AIF Passchendaele, Belgium view
Address
Heritage Park
624 Limekilns Road
Forest Grove NSW 2795
Local Government Area
  • Bathurst Regional
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Stone/bushrock
Recorded by
Ms Jane Williamson and Mrs Janice Williams
Established Date format: 
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Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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