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
Lance Sgt W (Harold William) Conway World War 1 DOW 07.08.1918 5060 13th Btn, 16th Reinforcement Somme, France view
Pte I (T J) Higgs World War 1 KIA 17.10.1917 7004 13th Btn, 23rd Reinforcement Ypres, Belgium view
Lance Cprl J (Sidney John) Treweek World War 1 DOW 11.04.1918 2040 18th Btn, 3rd Reinforcement Villers-Bretonneux, France view
Pte W (W C H) Ritzaj(sic) (RITZAN) World War 1 1044 19thBtn C Coy view
Pte A Ogilvie World War 1 DOW 03.08.1916 4460 1st Btn Boisguillaume, France view
Pte G Frank World War 1 DOW 11.06.1915 257 1st light Horse Gallipoli, Turkey view
Cprl W J Benson World War 1 POW 236 1st light Horse view
Pte F Lindbeck World War 1 DOD 23.10.1918 3040 1st light Horse Palestine view
Pte R Wise World War 1 KIA 20.05.1915 286 1st light Horse Gallipoli, Turkey view
Pte W Pearce World War 1 DOD 05.07.1917 275 1st light Horse Gallipoli, Turkey 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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