Exeter War Memorial Gates

Description

Two sandstone-block gate posts, joined by white iron gates. They were originally dedicated on 12 February 1950, and following restoration were rededicated on 12 February 2000.  The posts have the original dedication plaques attached. A plaque detailing the rededication is located on a nearby bushrock. 

Materials
  • Sandstone
Inscription

Left post

Exeter War Memorial

Right post

To Those Who Served
1914-1918. 1939-1945

Plaque on rock, next to gate

The Exeter War Memorial Gates
were officially opened by
General Sir John Northcott,
KCMG,KCVO,CB,KSt J,
Governor of NSW
on
12 February 1950

After sustaining damage, the gates were removed and for some years
remained in storage. In 1999 a restoration project was undertaken and on

12 February 2000,

the gates were officially reopened by

The Honourable Gordon Samuel AC,
Governor of NSW

and dedicated by

The Right Reverend Reginald J. Piper
Bishop Of Wollongong

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Sgt Arthur Richard Pavey World War 1 KIA AIF 53rd Bn view
L Cpl David Wilson World War 1 KIA AIF 55th Bn view
Pte Dennis Claude Flemming World War 2 KIA AIF 2/17 Bn view
Pte Frank Gerald Sarginson World War 2 KIA AIF 2/30 Bn view
Pte Laurie Joseph D'arcy Fowler World War 1 KIA AIF 13th Bn view
Pte Walter John Thomas Rowe World War 1 KIA AIF 52nd view
Pte William Martin Moore World War 1 KIA AIF 55th Bn view
Address
Exeter Park
8 Exeter Way
Exeter NSW 2579
Local Government Area
  • Wingecarribee Shire
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Gate/lychgate
Recorded by
Ms Jane Williamson and David Roden
Established date
1950
Established Date format: 
$e_original_date = $entity->field_established['und'][0]['value']; if (!empty($e_original_date)) { $changed_date = strtotime($e_original_date); $new_date = date("d F Y", $changed_date); print '
Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
02/12/2000
Dedication date
12 February 2000
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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