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Adamstown War Memorial

Adamstown War Memorial
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Description / Background

Trachyte column with polished sides on which names have been inscribed with gold lettering. In front and to either side of the memorial are two small stone plinths. 


West face:

Erected by the Citizens of Adamstown in honor of the men who enlisted in the Great War 1914-1919

1915 [Names]

1916 [Names]

East face - top:

To the Honored Dead


East face - bottom:

To honour those who served in World War II, Korea, Malaya, Vietnam and Australian Peacekeeping Forces and commemorates 50 years of community service by Adamstown RSL sub branch 18th November 1987. Lest we forget. President M.J. Gilbert J.P. V/Pres G.H. Borham J.P. - V/Pres L. Dunstan Sect W. Snipe - Treas C.W. Cowper J.P.

Unveiled 1921 J. Arthur, Mayor W. Brown, Town Clerk, Sec.

Rededicated by W.H. Stoops, President, 1960

Stone - left:

In memory of all who sacrificed their lives for the service of their country.

Stone - right:

We will remember them. Lest we forget.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
J Alexander World War 1 view
R G Ambler World War 1 view
C E Anderson World War 1 view
E W Anderson World War 1 view
J Angove World War 1 view
R Antcliffe World War 1 view
W Archinal World War 1 view
J Ash World War 1 view
J A Baillie World War 1 view
G A Ball World War 1 view

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282 Brunker Road,
Adamstown RSL
Adamstown NSW 2289
Local Government Area
Newcastle, City of
Building – outside
Location status
Memorial type
Recorded by
Mr Robert McLardy
Year of construction
Dedication date
17 December 1921
First World War, 1914–18
Second World War, 1939–45
Korean War, 1950–53
Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
Peacekeeping, 1947–present