Exeter First and Second World War Memorial Trees

Image by Martin Butterfield

A row of five Exeter Elms planted as a memorial of those who served in the First and Second World Wars. A sandstone bushrock with a brass plaque bearing the dedication and honour roll is situated nearby. The memorial is located near the tennis courts at Exeter Oval. 


In memory of residents of Exeter killed in action
in World War I and World War II.



Five Exeter Elms (Ulmus Glabra 'Extoniensis')
were planted in their honour and dedicated on 19 December 2002

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s 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
Exeter Oval
Exeter Road (Highland Way)
Exeter NSW 2579
Local Government Area
  • Wingecarribee Shire
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Memorial avenue/Memorial tree/Memorial trees
Recorded by
Ms Jane Williamson and David Roden
Established date
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Dedication date: 
Dedication date
19 December 2002
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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