Dorrigo Monument

Dorrigo RSL Sub BranchCol DixonCol Dixon
Description

Dorrigo War Memorial is a stone column which forms a roundabout in the centre of the Waterfall Way / Hickory Street intersection. It is a brown stone obelisk with the names of World War 1 servicemen and women carved into the stone in gold letters. Servicemen and women and dedications from the Second World War are carved in plaques attached to the original stonework.

 

A white stone statue of a soldier stands atop the memorial facing east

 

The monument is surrounded by a small garden with ground lighting to illuminate the memorial at night.

Inscription

Eastern Face:

 

In honour and grateful memory of the men who in the Great War 1914-1919 gave their lives that we might live "Lest we forget"

Re dedicated by the Dorrigo community 25 April 1998

Erected by the residents of Dorrigo

 

Western Face:

 

For King and Empire 1914 - 1919. Dorrigo's contribution to the Great War. 460 men, 1 nurse.

Heroes of 1939-1945 war who paid the supreme sacrifice.

 

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
E A Adams World War 2 view
H Bowen World War 1 view
D A Bowern World War 2 view
C Breakwell World War 1 view
J A Buckman World War 1 view
A Caisley World War 2 view
H Carr-Boyd World War 1 view
C Charters World War 1 view
L C Chick World War 2 view
A Corpse World War 1 view
Address
Waterfall Way & Hickory St
Town central road intersection
Dorrigo NSW 2453
Recorded by
Dorrigo RSL Sub Branch and Col Dixon
Established date
1921
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
1921. Erected by the residents of Dorrigo. Re dedicated by the Dorrigo community 25 April 1998
Dedication date
01 January 1970
Conflict/s
World War 1
World War 2

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