Adelong War Memorial

Description

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.

Inscription

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 Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Pte W (Walter Roy) Rutherford World War 1 KIA 02.09.1918 4877 3rd Btn Western Front, France view
Pte W (Walter Lewis) aka William Lewis Whiting World War 1 DOW 09.08.1918 3942 3rd Btn, 12th Reinforcement Villers-Bretonneux, France view
W F Hassett World War 2 view
W G T Baker World War 1 view
W H Prowse World War 1 view
W H Tod World War 2 view
W H Earnshaw World War 2 view
W J Adams World War 2 view
W J Bridle World War 1 view
W J Smith World War 1 KIA view
Address
Memorial Park
Cnr Lynch and Neill Streets
Adelong NSW 2729
Local Government Area
  • Snowy Valleys Council
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
1922
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
1922-10-01
Dedication date
01 October 1922
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75

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