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
A E Moon World War 1 view
J Moores World War 1 view
J Moran World War 1 KIA view
W Moran World War 1 view
R Murphy World War 1 view
Pte A (Assal John) O'Brien World War 1 DOW 29.03.1918 1245 6th Light Horse Amman, Palestine view
Pte O (Orlando Thomas Lockeyer) O'Brien World War 1 KIA 08.06.1917 2368 35th Btn Messines, Belgium view
T O'Brien World War 1 view
Pte A Ogilvie World War 1 DOW 03.08.1916 4460 1st Btn Boisguillaume, France view
M Ogilvie 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