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 Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
C Wells World War 2 KIA view
J P White World War 2 KIA view
A Wilkinson World War 2 KIA view
T Wilkinson World War 2 KIA view
G M Wood World War 2 KIA view
K M Woodbridge World War 2 KIA view
C W Wright 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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