Grahamstown and Shepardstown First World War Memorial

Description

A granite pillar, featuring four white marble columns, surmounted by a white marble statue of an Australian soldier. Names of First World War soldiers are engraved into dark grey granite tablets attached to the memorial, and highlighted in black. The memorial is located next to the Adelong Services and Citizens Club.

Inscription

Plaque 1

Old scholars and others from this district who went to the war 

Plaque 2

Original memorial unveiled by W.D.P. O'Brien Esq. 27.8.1921 Restoration unveiled ANZAC Day 25.4.2008

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
J Annetts World War 1 view
T boyce World War 1 view
H Brown World War 1 view
A Brown World War 1 view
J Burke World War 1 view
H Bye World War 1 view
E Crain World War 1 view
W P Crain World War 1 view
J Crompton World War 1 view
Pte D (Douglas) Curran World War 1 DOW 20.04.1918 2809 6th Light Horse Palestine view
Address
Cnr Snowy Mountains Highway (Camp Street) and Tumut Street
Adelong NSW 2729
Local Government Area
  • Snowy Valleys Council
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
1921
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
1921-08-27
Dedication date
27 August 1921
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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