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 Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Pte R Wise World War 1 KIA 20.05.1915 286 1st light Horse Gallipoli, Turkey view
Pte J H Jagoe World War 1 KIA 20.09.1917 6541 20th Btn, 19th Reinforcement Polygon Wood, Ypres Belgium view
Lance Cprl J (J L) Bubb World War 1 KIA 04.10.1917 6028 21st Btn, 17th Reinforcement Passchendaele, Ypres, Belgium view
Pte W (W G) Sims World War 1 KIA 23.03.1917 4375 29th Btn, 11th reinforcement France view
Pte J Burke World War 1 POW 5341 2nd Btn, 17th Reinforcement view
Pte G (G E B) Bruce World War 1 KIA 05.04.1918 495 30th Btn, 12th Reinforcement Dernacourt, France view
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
Pte H Whiting World War 1 KIA 09.08.1918 3943 3rd Btn, 12th Reinforcement Villers-Bretonneux, France view
Pte J Mack World War 1 KIA 07.06.1917 3202 45th Btn, 8th Reinforcement Belgium 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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