ANZAC Park War Memorial, Cammeray

Description

A sandstone pillar, surmounted by a statue of an Australian soldier with his hands resting on a reversed rifle. The memorial is mounted upon the traditional three steps. Immediately behind the statue, a sandstone platform features the three military badges of the Australian Defence Forces, Navy, Army and Airforce. Badges for the Merchant Navy and Australian Women's Services are also present. Three flag staffs complete the central memorial.

The names listed on this memorial are all NSW tramway employees who paid the supreme sacrifice in the First and Second World Wars. 

Inscription

Front

In memory of our fellow comrades who laid down their lives for liberty and justice in the Great War of 1914 - 1919. Greater love hath no man than this; that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Plaque 1

Erected by the North Sydney Tramway staff unveiled 3rd November 1918.

Plaque 2

This plaque was unveiled by His Excellency Air Marshall Sir James Rowland KBE DFC AFC Governor of New South Wales to Commemorate the Rededication of the Memorial 7th March 1985.

Plaque 3

In commemoration of the service men and women of Australia and New Zealand who served together in all conflicts to uphold and keep the spirit of ANZAC alive and well for everyone. The price of liberty is eternal vigilance.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
E T Alderton World War 1 KIA view
A C Clarke World War 1 KIA view
F Daly World War 1 KIA view
W P Dunn World War 1 KIA view
D S Elliott World War 1 KIA view
H Ellis World War 1 KIA view
P W Fahey World War 1 KIA view
L Ferguson World War 1 KIA view
H Fisher World War 1 KIA view
R Greenshields World War 2 KIA view
Address
229 Ernest Street
Anzac Park
Cammeray NSW 2062
Local Government Area
  • North Sydney Council
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Mr Rusty Priest AM, former RSL State President (NSW Branch)
Established date
1918
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
1918-11-03
Dedication date
03 November 1918
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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