Canowindra Soldiers Memorial Hospital

Description

War memorial hospital set within parklands on a hill. The foundation stone was laid on 26 May 1921. The hospital consists of several buildings from different periods. Within the main entrance foyer are two marble honour rolls from the First World War, unveiled during the opening ceremony for the hospital on 5 July 1922. Nearby are portraits of office bearers and small plaques detailing gifts and services donated to the hospital. Inside the main entrance gates is a well maintained gun.

Inscription

Foundation stone

THIS STONE WAS LAID BY
HIS EXCELLENCY
SIR WALTER EDWARD DAVIDSON K.C.M.G.
GOVERNOR OF NEW SOUTH WALES
ON 26TH MAY 1921

THE HONOURABLE J.J. GREGORY McGIRR M.L.A.
MINISTER FOR PUBLIC HEALTH AND MOTHERHOOD

Rolls

HONOUR ROLL
THE GREAT WAR 1914 - 1918
THESE MEN ANSWERED THEIR COUNTRY'S CALL
[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
P ACOSTINELLI World War 1 view
G ANDERDOWN World War 1 view
D ANDERSON World War 1 view
Sid ANDERSON World War 1 view
H A ARCHER World War 1 KIA view
Lieut A M ATKINSON World War 1 view
L/Corp H J BALCOMB World War 1 view
A BARLOW World War 1 view
Lieut H S BARTLETT World War 1 view
Lieut L BARTLETT World War 1 view
Address
Browns Avenue and Hospital Lane
Canowindra NSW 2804
Local Government Area
  • Cabonne Shire
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Building
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
1921-1922
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
07/05/1922
Dedication date
05 July 1922
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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