Adelong War Memorial

Description

White marble plinth mounted with a white marble soldier. Names of WW1 soldiers are engraved into the marble and highlighted in black. There are also later additional grey/black granite plaques inscribed with names from WW1, WW2 & Vietnam positioned around the base. This statue is a park setting up on the hill overlooking Adelong Township.

Inscription

F. Rusconi of Gundagai, Stonemason 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 Adelong Remembers assisted by: Federal Government Grant Tumut Shire Council Adelong Sub-Branch RSL. 'Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends' ''Lest We Forget'

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
Cprl W J Benson World War 1 POW 236 1st light Horse view
Pte W Pearce World War 1 DOD 05.07.1917 275 1st light Horse Gallipoli, Turkey view
Cprl A Quarmby World War 1 KIA .1.05.1918 277 1st light Horse Palestine view
Pte G Frank World War 1 DOW 11.06.1915 257 1st light Horse Gallipoli, Turkey view
Pte F Lindbeck World War 1 DOD 23.10.1918 3040 1st light Horse Palestine view
Address
Memorial Park,Crn of Lynch & Campbell Streets
Adelong NSW 2729
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
1922
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Dedication date: 
1922-10-01 00:00:00.0
Dedication date
01 October 1922

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