Wickham Soldiers' Memorial

Description

Tapered granite column with First World War honour roll engraved on three sides. The memorial is located on the northern side of Wickham Park facing Albert Street.

Inscription

Front middle:

This memorial was erected by the citizens of Wickham in honour of the heroes from the Municipality who nobly fell fighting for the Empire's cause against Prussian aggression in the Great War 1914-15, 16-17-18.

Unveiled on Empire Day 24th May 1916 by Mrs G.W. Jenne, Mayoress 1916.

Front base:

This foundation stone was laid 26th February 1916 by Mrs S. Brown, Mayoress S. Brown Esq. J.P. W.M. Shedden, Mayoress. P. Fleming Joint [illeg.]

Re-dedicated1973 J. Carr, President.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
O Anderson World War 1 KIA view
N G Barrett World War 1 KIA view
D S Begbie World War 1 KIA view
W Boucher World War 1 KIA view
H Brien World War 1 KIA view
R Butters World War 1 KIA view
A J Campbell World War 1 KIA view
V Camps World War 1 KIA view
A H Clark World War 1 KIA view
J D Condon World War 1 KIA view
Address
Albert Street,
Wickham Park,
Wickham NSW 2293
Local Government Area
  • Newcastle, City of
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Mr Robert McLardy
Established date
26 February 1916
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
1916-05-24
Dedication date
24 May 1916
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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