Eastwood War Memorial

Description: 

Recessed wall of hewn Sydney sandstone with end pillars of the same material, the designed harmonized by a concave sandstone cornice and a raised base. The memorial is located at the entrance to Eastwood Park and is accompanied by a small garden of rosemary, a symbol of remembrance.

The centre section, featuring a laurel wreath, lists the names of those who gave their lives during the First World War, with the two end pillars recording Second World War fatalities.Notes on veteran names: J R Forrest is given on the memorial as J R Forest.

 

Inscription: 

'To the men of Eastwood who gave their lives for freedom and humanity.

1914 - 1918

Each end pillar list of names is headed by:
'World - War II
1939 - 1945''In commemorating the 90th Anniversary of the ANZAC landing at Gallipoli on 25th April 1915, the City of Ryde honours all who bravely served.
LEST WE FORGET
Councillor Terry Perram, Mayor of Ryde, Michael Whittaker, General Manager'

 

Dedication date: 

 
 

Recorded by: 

Mr David Roden, NSW Premiers Dept.
 

Established date: 

 

Location/surrounding area: 

Memorial Location
 

Address Data: 

Lakeside & Hillview Road
Eastwood NSW 2122
 
 

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Veterans Listed

FirstName LastNamesort descending Conflict Status Link
W M Ball World War 2 KIA view
J W Barnwell World War 2 KIA view
H W Belcher World War 2 KIA view
R J Bell World War 2 KIA view
F Berry World War 1 KIA view
J M Bricknell World War 2 KIA view
H H Brien World War 2 KIA view
W P Burton World War 2 KIA view
A B Campbell World War 1 KIA view
J R Carter World War 2 KIA view

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