Sydney Harbour Bridge War Memorial

Craig SmedleyCraig SmedleyPeter HandlerCraig SmedleyCraig Smedley
Description

Scale model of Sydney Harbour Bridge above a circular wishing well. Bridge pylons made of sandstone and the well is made of concrete.

The memorial is outside a building on Military Drive within the old Rozelle hospital grounds. The memorial faces the southern corner of Callan Park Oval.

Inscription

On the pylons

1914 1918

1939 1945

Plaque 1

This memorial was unveiled by His Excellency Air Vice-Marshal Sir Philip W. Game G.B.E., K.C.B., D.S.O. Governor. 4th August, 1931. Donated by Sydney Legacy Club

Plaque 2

Memorial erected by Patients of B Ward in proud memory of those who made the great sacrifice. Donated by the Sydney Junior Legacy Club (Deceased Soldiers Children)

Address
Callan Park
Cnr Military and Waterfront Drives
Lilyfield NSW 2040
Local Government Area
  • Inner West Council
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Other
Recorded by
Mr Craig Smedley. Mr Peter Handler
Established date
1931
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
1931-08-04
Dedication date
04 August 1931
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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