Central Tilba First and Second World Wars Memorial

Description

The monument consists of two tiered granite blocks upon which is placed a tall obelisk of polished marble. The entire memorial sits on a concrete base surrounded by eight small granite pieces. A roll of honour is inscribed on the memorial. Originally dedicated for the First World War, names for the Second World War have been added at a later date.

Notes on veterans' names:

  • No records can be found for deceased veterans from this area with the following names: R W Baker, P Hockey and N Sutherland. Their status codes have been given as Killed in Action (KIA), as that is what is indicated by the memorial.
  • P Hockey may be Cecil Percy Hockey.
  • N Sutherland may refer to James Alisine Sutherland of Tilba Tilba, who is recorded as KIA.
  • All other status codes are taken from information in the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission database and the National Archives of Australia.
  • On the memorial, H A MacDonald is given as H A McDonald, C M Morris may be on as G M Morris, and C Livingstone may be on as G Livingstone.
Inscription

Around top of block, below obelisk

FOR GOD KING ANDCOUNTRY 1914-1919

Block - front

ROLL OF HONOUR

WORLD'S GREAT WAR
1914-1919
TILBA DISTRICT MEN
AND EX-PUPILS OF
LOCAL SCHOOL
WHO SERVED THEIR
COUNTRY

ERECTED BY
GRATEFUL FELLOW CITIZENS
DECEMBER 12TH 1919

WORLD WAR II 1939-1945
[Names]

Block - side

[Names]

Ex-pupils of local school
[Names]

THIS MEMORIAL WAS UNVEILED BY MRS L J HURLEY

Block - side

[Names]

Ex-pupils of local school
[Names]

Block - side

[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
H COLYER World War 1 view
H SOUTHAM World War 1 view
H SPINDLER World War 1 view
H A MACDONALD World War 1 DOW view
H P LATIMER World War 1 view
J SUTHERLAND World War 1 view
J JOHNSON World War 1 view
J TRAVIS World War 1 view
J WHIFFEN World War 1 view
J MCMILLAN World War 1 view
Address
Cnr Old Princes Highway and Bate Street
Central Tilba NSW 2546
Local Government Area
  • Eurobodalla Shire
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Obelisk
Recorded by
Mr. Robert Ingui and Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
1919
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
1919-12-12
Dedication date
12 December 1919
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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