Clarence Town War Memorial

Description

A square stepped stone pillar with a marble soldier on top. The soldier is at attention. The Honor Roll and dedication are inscribed into the sides of the pillar and the base. The Roll includes names from the First and Second World Wars, and one name from the Boer War. The memorial faces diagonally across the intersection to St John's Anglican Church.

Inscription

Front face

For King and Country

In memoriam

[Names]

The Great War 1914-1919. Unveiled by R Lyall Esq, September 1921. 

Rear face

Honor Roll

[Names]

Right face

Honor Roll

[Names (Great War)]

[Names (Second World War)]

1939 — LEST WE FORGET — 1945

Left face

Honor Roll

[Names]

Private ALEXANDER WILLIAM EAGLETON Killed in battle at Onverwacnt South Africa 4th Jan 1902 - Aged 22 years LEST WE FORGET.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
T Adamson World War 1 view
Pvt D Adamson World War 1 KIA AIF 35th Inf Messings view
W M Alford World War 1 view
Gnr M Alford World War 1 KIA AIF 7th AFAB Ypres view
LCpl C G Allen World War 1 KIA AIF 35th Inf Ypres view
E J Blaker World War 1 view
Lieut R Brown World War 1 KIA AIF 34th Inf Villiers view
M Brown World War 1 view
E Campbell World War 1 view
D Clague World War 1 view
Address
Cnr Queen and Grey Streets
Clarence Town NSW 2321
Local Government Area
  • Dungog Shire
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Mr Robert McLardy, Cr. Glenn Wall and Mr. Christopher Wall
Established date
1921
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
09/24/1921
Dedication date
24 September 1921
Conflict/s
  • South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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