Blacktown RSL First World War Memorial

Description

A stone column on the traditional three stone steps, all surmounted by the figure of an Australian soldier with rifle.

Notes on veteran names:

  • W A Ransley is given on the memorial as W R Ransley.
  • No records can be found for a L Browne or an E North of this area being killed during the First World War. Their name records have been left as Killed in action (KIA) as the memorial indicates that they are deceased.
  • Status codes for all other deceased veterans have been taken from information on the Australian War Memorial roll of Honour and in the National Archives and Commonwealth War Graves Commission information.
Inscription

In memory of the men of the shire who fell in the great war.1914 - 1919. Lest we forget. Erected by the residents of the Blacktown Shire.

[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Pte J L Andrews World War 1 view
H W Anstiss World War 1 view
L A Anstiss World War 1 view
R Armstrong World War 1 view
Pte O W Baker World War 1 view
W Bennett World War 1 view
Pte E Betts World War 1 view
W A Blain World War 1 view
Pte D Blyton World War 1 view
A R Bolton World War 1 KIA view
Address
40 Second Avenue,
Blacktown RSL Club,
Blacktown NSW 2148
Local Government Area
  • Blacktown, City of
Setting
  • Building – outside
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Ms. Jane Williamson and Mrs. Janice Williams
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
05/01/1920
Dedication date
01 May 1920
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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