Adelong War Memorial


White marble plinth, surmounted with a white marble soldier. The names of First World War soldiers are engraved into the marble and highlighted in black. There are also later additional grey/black granite plaques inscribed with names from the First and Second World Wars and Vietnam positioned around the base. This statue is in a park setting, on the hill overlooking Adelong township.


Pillar - side

Erected by the residents of Adelong and district in grateful remembrance of their brave men who went to fight for God, King and Country in The Great War

F. Rusconi of Gundagai, Stonemason

Pillar - side

"Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends."

Pillar - side

''Lest We Forget"

Pillar - base

Adelong Remembers assisted by: Federal Government Grant Tumut Shire Council Adelong Sub-Branch RSL.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
W Annetts World War 2 view
W Rowe World War 2 view
W Morgan World War 1 view
Lieut W Tonkin World War 1 KIA 04.05.1917 4th Btn,14th Reinforcement Villers-Bretonneux, France view
W Webster World War 1 view
W Love World War 1 view
W Taylor World War 1 KIA view
Pte W (W C H) Ritzaj(sic) (RITZAN) World War 1 1044 19thBtn C Coy view
Lance Sgt W (Harold William) Conway World War 1 DOW 07.08.1918 5060 13th Btn, 16th Reinforcement Somme, France view
Pte W (W G) Sims World War 1 KIA 23.03.1917 4375 29th Btn, 11th reinforcement France view
Memorial Park
Cnr Lynch and Neill Streets
Adelong NSW 2729
Local Government Area
  • Snowy Valleys Council
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
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Dedication date: 
Dedication date
01 October 1922
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75

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