Christ Church Second World War Memorial Gate, Dungog

Description

Timber lychgate with tiled roof at the entrance to Dungog's Christ Church. A dedication plaque is attached to the right support post, and an honour roll for the Second World War is attached to the left post. A Latin cross surmounts the structure. 

Inscription

Right plaque

This War Memorial Was Dedicated By The Right Rev. DeWitt Batty M. A. Bishop of Newcastle March 11. 1951 A. W. Moore ThL. R. D. Rector

Left plaque

A. M. D. C.
And In Loving Memory Of
Alfred Royce Atkins A. I. F.
John Fraser R. A. A. F.
John Thomas Curr A. I. F.
Stanley C. Newton A. I. F.
Aleck Saint-Smith R. A. A. F.
Clifford Wilson R. A. N.
Who Laid Down Their Lives In
The Second World War 1939-1945

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
P’vt Alfred Atkins World War 2 KIA AIF AASC Ambon view
F/Off John Fraser World War 2 KIA RAAF view
S/Sgt John T Gurr World War 2 KIA AIF 2/2nd Inf view
D’vr Stanley C Newton World War 2 KIA AIF 3rd T’sport view
Alec Saint-Smith World War 2 KIA RAAF view
T’gist Clifford Wilson World War 2 KIA RAN Sydney view
Address
Cnr Dowling and Chapman Streets
Dungog NSW 2420
Local Government Area
  • Dungog Shire
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Gate/lychgate
Recorded by
Cr. Glenn Wall, Dungog Shire Council & Mr. Christopher Wall
Established date
1951
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
1951-03-11
Dedication date
11 March 1951
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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