Galston War Memorial

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Description

World War 1 Obelisk made of local sandstone surmounted by a sandstone canon. Marble plaques on four sides of the obelisk. World War 2 and multipl conflicts. Bronze plaques on commemorative stones.

 

For more information on those commemorated, see the Hornsby Shire Council Library listing here

Inscription

Galston Honour Roll

 

Australia Remembers 1945 - 1995

The 50 th 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

 

[Emblem] Australia Remembers 1945 - 1995

In honour of the men and omen who served

Australia in time of conflict during World War 2

Lest We Forget

This memorial is a joint enture between the

Hornsby Shire Council and the Australia Remembers

Committee for the Electorate of Berowra

Lt. CMDR Mick Gallagher, Mayor

 

Korea

1950 - 1953

 

Vietnam

1962 - 1973

 

Malayan Emergency

1950 - 1960

Borneo Confrontation

1963 - 1966

 

All Women

involved

in Wars

 

Gulf War

Peacekeepers

 

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
J Wilson World War 1 KIA view
Pte T Willams World War 1 KIA 3003 AIF 55th Btn view
Pte P Whitehead World War 1 3687 AIF 1stPnr Btn view
E Wells World War 1 67764 AIF NSWreinf view
T Ward World War 1 view
Pte W Trethowan World War 1 3101 AIF 47th Btn view
Pte C Travers World War 1 752 AIF 1st Btn view
Pte A V Thomas World War 1 7091 AIF 13th Btn view
Pte J A Taylor (Snr) World War 1 1411 AIF 2nd remnt view
Pte H P Taylor World War 1 2220 AIF 3rd Btn view
Address
Galston Recreation Reserve,412 Galston Road,
Galston NSW 2159
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Kenneth Bradley, Dural and District Historical Society Inc. and Peter Levarre-Waters
Established Date format: 
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Conflict/s
First World War 1914 - 1918
Second World War 1939 - 1945
Women
Peacekeeping - 1947 -
Gulf War 1990 - 1991
Malayan Emergency 1948 - 1960
Borneo
Vietnam War 1962 - 1975
Korea, 1950-1953

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