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The memorial gate consists of two sandstone pillars with polished stone name plates listing First World War veterans. They were dedicated on 23 February 1924.
An accompanying plaque to dedicated to Brigadier Sir Frederick Galleghan (also known as 'Black Jack'), who saw service in the First and Second World Wars.
The memorials are located in the south east corner of Connolly Park.
Australia Remembers 1945-1995
F. Gallagher on this panel served in World War I as a Sergeant in the 34th Battalion. Frederick Galleghan is best remembered as 'Black Jack' commanding officer of the 2/30th Battalion and commander of Australian prisoners of war at Changi Prison during World War II Brigadier Sir Frederick Galleghan. DSO. OBE. ISO. ED Died 20th April 1971. Sponsored by Friends of the City of Newcastle Regiment.
|Rank||Given Name||Family Name||Conflict/s||Fate||Service No.||Service||Campaign||Link|
|M||Aberton||World War 1||view|
|J||Adams||World War 1||KIA||view|
|R||Andrews||World War 1||view|
|A||Avard||World War 1||KIA||view|
|W||Bailey||World War 1||view|
|J||Balks||World War 1||view|
|W||Barrington||World War 1||DOW||view|
|F||Bartlett||World War 1||view|
|J||Bell||World War 1||KIA||view|
|E||Bertholli||World War 1||view|
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