The Berry memorial is in the form of a sandstone arch/gateway with two marble honour roll plaques fixed to either side of the arch. The names of the dead from the First World War are on the left pillar and those from the Second World War are on the right. A simple entablature with a classical motif surmounts the arch.
When the memorial was unveiled in 1921, a tree was planted for each of the dead along Alexandra Street. At the base of each of tree, a bronze plaque was set detailing an individual soldier.
The gardens surrounding the memorial were extensively remodelled in 1992. The plaques that originally stood at the base of the memorial trees were moved and fixed to six freestanding sandstone walls flanking the memorial. The ashes of Sergeant M. Stevenson (55th) who had died of wounds in 1919 after being repatriated to Australia were originally buried at the base of one of the trees which was removed in 1992. Soil from the base of this tree was scattered in the gardens, near the original position of the plaque.
To the left of the memorial is a German Howitzer captured by the 33rd Battalion at Bouzencourt on 12 July 1918. A small marble plaque inset with lead lettering is mounted at the base of the trophy recording this event.
Lest We Forget
1914 - 18
1939 - 45
"Sons Of This Place
Let This Of You Be Said That
You Who Live Are Worthy Of
Your Dead. These Died That
You Who Live May Reap A
Richer Harvest Ere You
TO THE MEMORY OF THE MEN FROM THIS DISTRICT
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR THE EMPIRE IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919
1939 - 1945
|Rank||Given Name||Family Name||Conflict/s||Fate||Service No.||Service||Unit||Campaign||Link|
|J C||Anderson||World War 2||KIA||view|
|R||Bolt||World War 2||KIA||view|
|Pte||C||Boxsell||World War 1||KIA||AIF||45th Btn||view|
|Pte||H H||Boxsell||World War 1||KIA||AIF||45th Btn||view|
|Pte||J||Braithwaite||World War 1||KIA||AIF||14th Btn||view|
|C R||Campbell||World War 2||KIA||view|
|Gnr||R A||Colley||World War 1||KIA||AIF||3rd FAB||view|
|Pte||D||Conway||World War 1||KIA||AIF||33rd Btn||view|
|Cpl||W||Conway||World War 1||KIA||AIF||33rd Btn||view|
|N E||Crawford||World War 2||KIA||view|
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