Canowindra War Memorial Arch

Description

Four stucco pillars with wrought iron gates and a wrought iron arch with 'LEST WE FORGET' in lettering 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

Gold Small Plaque: THIS ARCH WAS MADEAND DONATED BY RAY J. CAMPBELL. White Marble Plaques: IN MEMORY OF THE PIONEERS OF CANOWINDRA DISTRICT AND THEIR SONS WHO FOUGHT TO PRESERVE OUR FREEDOM IN WORLD WAR ll.1939 - 1945. ERECTED BY THE CITIZENS & RATE PAYERS OF THE BOREE SHIRE 1947 G.R. BEATTIE SHIRE CLERK R.J. MATHEWS ENGINEER. Bronze plaque: TO HONOUR THE VETERANS WHO SERVED AUSTRALIA IN VIETNAM 1962 - 1972. (armed services emblem on each corner)

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 War Memorial Park,Gaskill St crn Blatchford St
Canowindra NSW 2804
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
1947
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
1947-11-11 00:00:00.0
Dedication date
11 November 1947

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