Gregson Park First World War Memorial


The memorial is a sandstone column with marble plaques inset into each of the four sides. On top is a marble soldier holding a flag. The soldier is facing the south east. There are three flag poles around this memorial. The memorial is located on the south east corner of Gregson Park, at the intersection of several footpaths.


South east face - top

This monument was erected by the citizens of Hamilton in honour of our soldiers who fought in the Great War of 1914 - 1919.

Our fallen heroes. In memoriam.


South east face - bottom

Ald E. Wilson, J.P. President H. Atkinson, Jas. A. Beckett, J.P. Joint Hon. Secretaries W.L. Porter Hon. Architect Maisey & Tonks. Sculptors

North east face - top

Our returned heroes


North west face - top

Our returned heroes


South west face - top

Our returned heroes


South west face - bottom

The flood lighting of the monument was officially switched on by The Mayoress Mrs J.E. Wiggings 11/11/1937

North east flag pole - plaque

In memory of F/Lt Neville Daniels Pathfinder S'qn KIA 1944

North west flag pole - plaque

Pte Reginald T. Smith NX42201 2/21st Battalion Died P.O.W. Ambon 23.2.45

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
L Cpl L T A'Beckett World War 1 view
Pte A D C Acland World War 1 view
Sgt W Adams World War 1 view
Pte F Agland World War 1 KIA France 14/11/1916 3454 ARMY 19th Australian Infantry Battalion view
Gnr P K Aitchison World War 1 view
Pte R H Alexandar World War 1 view
Sgt G R Alexander World War 1 view
Nurse A I Allardice World War 1 A M C view
Cpl R Allen World War 1 view
Pte K Allen World War 1 view

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Gregson Park
Cnr Tudor and Steel Streets
Hamilton NSW 2303
Local Government Area
  • Newcastle, City of
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Mr Robert McLardy
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date
20 May 1922
  • First World War, 1914–18