Burwood War Memorial Arch

Description

Classical sandstone arch at the entrance to Burwood Park. The arch is faced with granite name plaques, listing in gilt lettering, those who served in the First World War together with their comrades who paid the supreme sacrifice. The Memorial was dedicated on 11th November 1922 and unveiled on ANZAC Day 1923.

Inscription

top the arch: 'THANKS BE UNTO GOD WHO GAVE US THE VICTORY' Relief lettering on the side of the Arch, and under an Australian Military Forces badge, reads: N Z WARS SUDAN BOER WAR WORLD WAR 1 WORLD WAR 2 Trachyte Plaques: 'Erected by the citizens of Burwood in grateful memory of those who served in the Great War 1914 - 1918. This stone was laid by the Mayor Ald. J P Whipp on 11th November 1922' 'This memorial was unveiled by His Excellency Lord Forster Governor General of Australia on ANZAC Day 25th April 1923 G S Blair Mayor' SEE Michael Tognolini Peace Garden entry for an additional inscription and rededication information regarding this Memorial Arch.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
J Abrahams World War 1 view
J T Abrahams World War 1 view
P H Abrahams World War 1 view
F W Abrahams World War 1 KIA view
T E C Adams World War 1 view
E A Allan World War 1 KIA view
G G Allard World War 1 view
W Allen World War 1 view
E H Allen World War 1 KIA view
W L Allen World War 1 view
Address
Burwood Road
Burwood NSW 2134
Location/surrounding area
Burwood Park
Recorded by
Mr Rusty Priest AM, former RSL State President (NSW Branch)
Established date
1922
Dedication date
1922-11-11 00:00:00.0

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