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

Last held rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit at embarkation Campaign Read more
G Leary World War 1 view
N Leech World War 1 view
Lance Cprl W (William James) Lesueur (Le Sueur) World War 1 KIA 24.07.1916 2345 2nd Btn, 7th Reinforcement Villers-Bretonneux, France view
W Love World War 1 view
J Love World War 1 view
T McKernan World War 1 view
J McMillan World War 1 view
Pte E (Cecil) Melrose World War 1 3849 2nd Btn, 15th Reinforcement Western Front, France view
Cprl J Melrose World War 1 DOW 24.04.1918 2460 54th Btn, 5th Reinforcement Rouen, France view
W Moloney World War 1 view

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Address
Cnr Snowy Mountains Highway (Camp Street) and Tumut Street
Adelong NSW 2729
Australia
Local Government Area
  • Snowy Valleys Council
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Year of construction
1921
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date
27 August 1921
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18