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Christ Church Great War Memorial Cross, Blayney

Christ Church Great War Memorial Cross, Blayney
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Description / Background

The memorial cross is made of freestone, and stands approximately 6 metres high. It is decorated with a relief carving of a sword. The cross is positioned on a octagonal pedestal, with three of the panels inscribed with the names of soldiers associated with the church who served in the First World War. The front panel lists the names of those who paid the supreme sacrifice.

Inscription

Around top of pedestal

A TRIBUTE TO THOSE WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR.

Front panel

THEIR NAMES LIVETH
FOR
EVERMORE
[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
Nurse M Alberts World War 1 view
Gnr W Ash World War 1 19231 AIF view
Lieut W Ash World War 1 view
Spr D R Barry World War 1 view
Pte R J Bates World War 1 view
Pte H Beach World War 1 view
Pte H Castle World War 1 2141 AIF Villers-Bretonneux, France view
Pte A E Castle World War 1 1909 AIF Belgium view
Lieut Edward L E Champan World War 1 AIF France view
Lieut Eric B E Chapman World War 1 28 AIF Messines, Belgium view

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Address
Christ Church Anglican Church
Cnr Adelaide and Church Streets
Blayney NSW 2799
Local Government Area
Blayney Shire
Setting
Garden/park
Memorial type
Cross
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Year of construction
1921
Dedication date
02 March 1921
Conflict/s
First World War, 1914–18