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
R Ogilvie World War 1 view
C Perkins World War 1 view
Chas Perkins World War 1 view
G Perkins World War 1 view
C Quinnell World War 1 view
A Rutherford World War 1 view
B Rutherford World War 1 view
Pte W (Walter Roy) Rutherford World War 1 KIA 02.09.1918 4877 3rd Btn Western Front, France view
R Scott World War 1 KIA view
Skerry 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