Gosford Cenotaph

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

Sandstone cenotaph with inscription and name plates. Various Australian Military Forces badges are also attached to the faces.

Inscription

Front:

Their name liveth for evermore.

Side:

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:

1914 - 1919

Our glorious dead

[Names]

Honour Roll:

1939 - 1945

Our glorious dead

[Names]

Plaque:

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

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
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
Address
Cnr Mann Street and Vaughan Avenue,
Gosford Memorial Park,
Gosford NSW 2250
Local Government Area
  • Central Coast Council
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Cenotaph
Recorded by
Mr Rusty Priest AM, former RSL State President (NSW Branch) and Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
1923
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
04/25/1924
Dedication date
25 April 1924
Conflict/s
  • 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

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