East Maitland War Memorial

Description

A square stone pillar over 3 metres high. On the front face at the top
is 1914 - 1919 separated by a wreath. Names of the servicemen are on 3 sides while at the rear are the names of the Mayors during the War. References are made to the following war and a 'Australia Remembers' plaque has been attached. A flag pole is placed on either side of the memorial, The Australian Flag on the left and New Zealand Flag on the right.

Inscription

(main face - south west face - top)
1914 - 1919
This stone of commemoration was erected in honour of the men
of East Maitland who served their King and Empire in the Great War.

Their names live for evermore'

'These were our sons who died for our Lands'

(main face - south west face - lower centre)
East Maitland Sub-Branch RSL
Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the end of the Second World War
with the surrender of the Japanese Armed Forces in the Pacific
15th August 1945.

This plaque honours the men and women of the Commonwealth of
Australia who served their country during this conflict
3rd September 1939 to 15th August 1945
and pays homage to all Australians who gave their lives in the defence
of their country and of the free world

We Will Remember Them - Lest We Forget

E G Bushell J.P. President
J N Whiting Hon. Sec.
W K Reynolds Hon. Treas.

(main face - south west face - bottom)
This stone was laid by
Mrs Gordon Clift
24th February 1923

(south east face - top)
Roll of Honour

(south east face - bottom)
Malaya 1948-60 * 1964-65
Korea 1945-54

(north east face - top)
The Tribute of a Grateful People

W M Porter, A S Foster, J H F Waller, Mayors 1914-1919

Thos. Browne Ltd Sculptors
W H Pender F.I.A. Hon. Architect

(north east face - bottom)
Unveiled by
Lieut. General George L. Lee CMG DSO
Anzac Day 25th April 1923

(north west face - top)
Roll of Honour

(north east face - bottom)
World War II 1938 - 45
Vietnam 1962 - 73

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
E Cameron World War 1 view
C Campion World War 1 view
J Campion World War 1 view
C Chipperfield World War 1 view
W Chipperfield World War 1 view
D J Clift World War 1 KIA view
H D Clift World War 1 view
G E Clift World War 1 view
E Cole World War 1 KIA view
E Collins World War 1 view
Address
Corner William & Newcastle Streets (New England Highway)
East Maitland NSW 2323
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Mr Robert McLardyUpdated photographs by Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
Dedication date

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