Galston War Memorial

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Description

First World War column made of local sandstone surmounted by a sandstone canon. There are marble plaques on four sides of the column. Surrounding the memorial are multiple plaques for later conflicts. There is also a large stone with a Second World War commemorative plaque in proximity. 

Additional information: Visit Hornsby Shire Council's website.

Inscription

Column

Galston Honor Roll

[Name plaques]

Plaques

Korea 1950-1953

Vietnam 1962-1973

Malayan Emergency 1950- 960 – Borneo Confrontation 1963-1966

All Women involved in Wars

Gulf War – Peacekeepers

Stone - plaque 1

Australia Remembers 1945-1995

The 50th Anniversary of the end of World War II (1939-1945) ... Lest we forget.

Australia's Contribution and Cost

Our then population 6,970,00; Enlistment: All Services 993,000; Male component 926,900; Female component 66,100; Served overseas 575,799; Killed, Died: All causes 39,366; Taken as prisoner of war 30,435; Prisoner of war deaths 8,296; Wounded in Action, Etc. 66,553; The Horrific Cost to Mankind ...

Unveiled by Federal Member for Berowra Mr. Philip Ruddock MP Dedicated by Major Stan Morton JP Salvation ARMY Chaplain. Australia Remembers 1945 - 1995 Committee. John R. Blackshaw JP: Chairman and President

Lest we forget 1995

Stone - plaque 2

[Emblem] Australia Remembers 1945-1995

In honour of the men and omen who served Australia in time of conflict during World War II. Lest we forget. This memorial is a joint venture between the Hornsby Shire Council and the Australia Remembers Committee for the Electorate of Berowra. Lt. CMDR Mick Gallagher, Mayor. 

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
W Harvey World War 1 KIA 6280 AIF 2nd Btn view
Cpl F W Henstock World War 1 KIA 318 AIF 4th Btn view
Pte F Howard World War 1 6354 AIF 20th Btn view
Pte N W James World War 1 910 AIF 15th Btn view
Pte A Lee World War 1 2215 AIF 33rd Btn view
E J Marsh World War 1 N73199 AIF view
Pte G M Marsh World War 1 1946 AIF 59th view
H Marshall World War 1 view
W Marshall World War 1 view
Pte A G Newland World War 1 2217 AIF 53rd Btn view
Address
Galston Recreation Reserve
412 Galston Road
Galston NSW 2159
Local Government Area
  • Hornsby Shire
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
  • Stone/bushrock
Recorded by
Kenneth Bradley, Dural and District Historical Society Inc. and Peter Levarre-Waters
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
11/13/1920
Dedication date
13 November 1920
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
  • Indonesian Confrontation, 1963–66
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75
  • Iraq: the First Gulf War, 1990–91
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present
  • All conflicts

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