Double Bay First World War Memorial

Description

Bronze statue of a Digger 'at the ready' designed and executed by William Priestly Macintosh. Inscribed beneath the figure are the words 'Freedom, Justice and Australia'. The statue is mounted on a trachyte pedestal with four Corinthian columns with bronze capitals, the whole on a stepped base. Pedestal designed by Oscar Backhouse.

Inscription

Front:

Freedom, Justice, and Australia

[Names]

Honour to the Brave

The Great War 1914-1919

Side:

[Names]

Side:

[Names]

Back:

[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
W C Ackland World War 1 view
B Adams World War 1 view
H C Adams World War 1 view
D Adams World War 1 KIA view
W E Addison World War 1 KIA view
J Allison World War 1 view
A S Amodeo World War 1 KIA view
J R Armitage World War 1 view
M P Aronson World War 1 view
R E Arpante World War 1 view
Address
Steyne Park,
William Street,
Double Bay NSW 2028
Local Government Area
  • Woollahra, Municipality of
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Ms Libby Watters, Woollahra Library & Mr Bruce Casson
Established date
1919
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
1919-08-02
Dedication date
02 August 1919
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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