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The memorial takes the form of a column with a sphere surmount, pedestal and stepped plinth base. It is made of grey granite. The pedestal contains a number of inscription plaques and listing of veteran's names, inscribed with gilt lettering. The memorial is set in a grove of Ficus microcarpa var. hillii (Hill’s Weeping Fig), with brick paving and seating immediately around the memorial. The stepped plinth and pedestal provide suitable places for the laying of wreaths.
This memorial is located within Euston Park, a triangular reserve between Euston Road and Floss Street, Hurlstone Park. It was originally located within the Hurlstone Park town centre immediately north of the railway station. It is believed to have been moved to its current location in 1947.
Notes on veteran names:
The Great War 1914-1919
This memorial is erected by the residents in honor of those who enlisted for active service from Hurlstone Park.
This stone was laid by S.M. Herford Esq. President of the Hurlstone Park Soldiers and Sailors Welfare Associationon the 18th day of Sept 1920.
This memorial was unveiled by J.W. Keir Esq Hon. Sec. Hurlstone Park Soldiers and Sailors Welfare Associationon the 4th December 1920.
Canterbury City Council City of Cultural Diversity
To commemorate our fallen comrades. Their service is our heritage. 25 April 2000. Lest we forget.
Canterbury Hurlstone Park RSL Sub Branch Don Hicks (President), Archie White (Secretary). Canterbury City Council Kayee Griffin (Mayor), Jim Montague (General Manager).
|Last held rank||Given Name||Family Name||Conflicts||Fate||Service No.||Service||Campaign||Read more|
|H||Alderton||World War 1||view|
|N J||Andrews||World War 1||view|
|C W||Ashworth||World War 1||view|
|F K||Bardsley||World War 1||view|
|J S||Barncastle||World War 1||view|
|L||Bartle||World War 1||DOW||view|
|S||Bartle||World War 1||DOW||view|
|I A F||Beswick||World War 1||view|
|L N||Blakeney||World War 1||view|
|W J||Bootle||World War 1||view|