Canterbury Public School First and Second World Wars Memorial

Canterbury Public School First and Second World Wars Memorial, photograph taken from the right sideCanterbury Public School First and Second World Wars Memorial, photograph taken from the left sideCanterbury Public School First and Second World Wars Memorial, close up of dedication sideCanterbury Public School First and Second World Wars Memorial, archival image, side with honour rollCanterbury Public School First and Second World Wars Memorial, archival image, side with honour rollArchival image of unveiling
Description

Two-metre tall rectangular prism constructed from marble and brick, with honour roll and plaques on the sides. 

Inscription

Side

Erected to the memory of our patriotic soldiers. Old boys of the Canterbury School who took part in the Great War 1914-1918.

Theirs was a greatness got from their grandsires
Theirs that so often in strife with their enemies
Struck for their hoards and their hearths and their homes.
[The Battle of Brunanburh by Alfred Lord Tennyson]

Side

This tablet is dedicated to the memory of the past pupils of this school who gave their lives in the Second World War 1939 - 1945.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Read more
S Baker World War 1 view
W Barrell World War 1 view
S Bartlett World War 1 KIA view
G Bennett World War 1 view
F Bibo World War 1 view
G Bishop World War 1 view
E Booth World War 1 view
C Booth World War 1 view
E Boutcher World War 1 view
D Boyd World War 1 view

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Address
Canterbury Public School
44 Church Street
Canterbury NSW 2193
Australia
Local Government Area
  • Canterbury-Bankstown Council
Setting
  • Building – outside
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Canterbury Public School. Updated photos by Liz Burge.
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45