Barraba and District War Memorial Clock Tower

Mr Rusty Priest AM, former RSL State President (NSW Branch)Mr Rusty Priest AM, former RSL State President (NSW Branch)Mr Rusty Priest AM, former RSL State President (NSW Branch)Mr Rusty Priest AM, former RSL State President (NSW Branch)Mr Rusty Priest AM, former RSL State President (NSW Branch)Mr Rusty Priest AM, former RSL State President (NSW Branch)Mr Rusty Priest AM, former RSL State President (NSW Branch)
Description

A brick clock tower, built upon a brick plinth in the centre of a round-about. The plinth has several plaques attached, inscribed with honour rolls. There are three plaques for the First World War and one for the Second World War. 

Inscription

First World War plaques

To perpetuate the memory of the men of the Barraba District who made the supreme sacrifice.
1914 The Great War 1919.
[Names]
'Their name liveth for evermore'

Second World War plaque

World War II Servicemen Killed
[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Pte J I Douglas World War 1 KIA view
A A Douglas World War 2 KIA view
C H Dowd World War 2 KIA view
Pte Martin Eckert World War 1 KIA view
R S Ervine World War 2 KIA view
Pte A C Faint World War 1 KIA view
A J Forrest World War 2 KIA view
W D G Frost World War 2 KIA view
L/Cpl E A Geary World War 1 KIA view
E C Geary World War 2 KIA view
Address
Cnr Queen and Maude Streets
Barraba NSW 2347
Local Government Area
  • Tamworth Regional Council
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Clock tower
Recorded by
Mr Rusty Priest AM, former RSL State President (NSW Branch)
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
11/11/1924
Dedication date
11 November 1924
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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