7th Australian Division Cavalry Regiment Memorial

Description

A veneered granite marble pillar with eight bronze cast panels attached. These show the names of all members, including reinforcements, who served in the Regiment. The monument is maintained by the RSL and is located on the grounds of the Coffs Ex-Services Club.

Notes on veterans' names:

  • G Chesworth, F A Fenwick, I N Hindmarsh, and F H Whitehouse are listed as Missing believed Killed by the Australian War Memorials' (AWM) Roll of Honour.
  • M R Strang is listed on the AWM Roll as having Died of Wounds.
  • J W Healey is recorded on the AWM Roll as John Walter Healy.
  • H P Tomkins is recorded on the AWM Roll as H B Tomkins.
  • There is no H N Bell listed on the AWM Roll.
Inscription

Plaque

7th Australian Division Cavalry Regiment
50th Light Aid Detachment C Section Signals
Second Australian Imperial Force

Roll of Honour
Commanding Officers R. N. L. Hopkins - *E. P. Logan - C. A. Moses
In this hallowed place is recorded the names of all those men who voluntarily served in the regiment during the Second World War, many of whom gave their lives
When you go home, tell them of us and say, 'For your tomorrow, we gave our today'

Plaque

This memorial was created by members, widows and friends of the Regimental Association and unveiled by Maj. W. G. Reading, E. D., (Ret'd) on
9th May 1992
Dedicated by
Chaplain Lt. Col. M. C. S. Wheat

A. L. Y. Fox President - N. S. W. C. H. Harrington President - Qld M. R. Birks Project Manager

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
R F BEESON World War 2 view
K R BEGBIE World War 2 view
H BELL World War 2 view
H N BELL World War 2 KIA view
K R BELL World War 2 view
G E BELLINGHAM World War 2 view
L B BENNET World War 2 view
A J BENSLEY World War 2 view
M G BERRIE World War 2 view
J BERRY World War 2 view
Address
Coffs Ex-Services Club
2-6 Vernon Street
Coffs Harbour NSW 2450
Local Government Area
  • Coffs Harbour, City of
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Mr M. R. Birks, Coffs Harbour Services Club
Established date
1992
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
09-05-1992
Dedication date
09 May 1992
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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