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
Dedication date
1921. Erected by the residents of Dorrigo. Re dedicated by the Dorrigo community 25 April 1998
Conflict/s
World War 1
World War 2

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