Gosford Cenotaph

Depicting WWII 25 pounder cannon to South of the Cenotaph - Image provided by Kay Williams

This sandstone cenotaph is located within Gosford Memorial Park in Gosford, NSW. It bears several inscriptions, and two large honour rolls for the First and Second World Wars. Decorating the top of the memorial are several laurel w[reaths and the three service branch emblems. 



Their name liveth for evermore.


Our glorious dead

Boer War 1899–1902
World War I 1914–1918
World War II 1939–1945
Korea 1950–1953
Malaya 1948–1960
Borneo 1962–1966
Vietnam 1962–1972
Iraq, East Timor, Afghanistan

Honour roll

Our glorious dead

Honour roll

Our glorious dead


This cenotaph was restored
upgraded and dedicated
as a tribute to all veterans by
Gosford RSL Sub Branch
April 1988
Hon. Sec. R. C. Sturgeon Pres.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Read more
E D Alexander World War 2 KIA view
W G Archibald World War 2 KIA view
J Babekuhl World War 2 KIA view
A Banks World War 1 KIA view
A Bean World War 1 KIA view
D N Brack World War 2 KIA view
R Bryant World War 2 KIA view
D Burns World War 2 KIA view
W E Burns World War 2 KIA view
A E Bushell World War 1 KIA view

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Gosford Memorial Park
Cnr Mann Street and Vaughan Avenue
Gosford NSW 2250
Local Government Area
  • Central Coast Council
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Cenotaph
Recorded by
Mr Rusty Priest AM, former RSL State President (NSW Branch) and Peter Levarre-Waters
Year of construction
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date
25 April 1924
  • South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902
  • 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
  • Afghanistan, 2001–present
  • Iraq: the Second Gulf War, 2003–09
  • Sandstone