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 Unit Campaign Link
P N Tooth World War 2 KIA view
R B Spencer World War 2 KIA view
N T Spence World War 2 KIA view
R D C Smith World War 2 KIA view
Pte WJ Simshauser First World War KIA France, 13/3/18 1306 AIF 33rd Battalion view
W C Robinson World War 2 KIA view
Capt L L Richardson World War 1 KIA view
T A Reading World War 2 KIA view
Drv J Read World War 1 KIA view
Pte C R Quelch World War 1 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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