Canowindra War Memorial Arch

Description

Four stucco pillars with wrought iron gates and a wrought iron arch with the words 'Lest we forget' either side of the Australian Military Forces emblem. On the pillars are white marble and bronze plaques. Through these gates a path leads into the memorial park.

Inscription

Small gold plaque

THIS ARCH WAS MADE AND DONATED BY RAY J. CAMPBELL.

White marble plaque 1

IN MEMORY OF
THE PIONEERS
OF CANOWINDRA DISTRICT
AND THEIR SONS
WHO FOUGHT
TO PRESERVE OUR
FREEDOM
IN WORLD WAR II.
1939 - 1945.
[Names]

White marble plaque 2

They paid the
supreme sacrifice
[Names]

White marble plaque 3

ERECTED
BY THE CITIZENS
& RATE PAYERS
OF THE
BOREE SHIRE 1947
C. MCCARRON PRESIDENT
G.R. BEATTIE SHIRE CLERK
R.J. MATHEWS ENGINEER. 

Bronze plaque 1

[Armed services emblem on each corner]
TO HONOUR THE VETERANS WHO SERVED AUSTRALIA IN VIETNAM 1962 - 1972.

Bronze plaque 2

[Armed services emblem on each corner]
To honour the veterans
Who served australia
In
Korea 1950 - 1953  
Malaya 1948 - 1960  
Borneo  1962 - 1966

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
K ADAMS World War 2 KIA view
Henry R AYRTON World War 1 KIA view
James A BOATSWAIN World War 1 KIA view
Roy A COLE World War 2 KIA view
Anthony Y COUSINS World War 1 KIA view
George G CROWTHER World War 2 KIA view
Albert H EDGERTON World War 1 KIA view
Peter M GRANT World War 1 KIA view
Eldrich S GRANT World War 1 KIA view
Charles A HARVEY World War 1 KIA view
Address
Canowindra Memorial Park
Cnr Gaskill and Blatchford Streets
Canowindra NSW 2804
Local Government Area
  • Cabonne Shire
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Arch
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
1947
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
1947-11-11
Dedication date
11 November 1947
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
  • Indonesian Confrontation, 1963–66
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75

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