Henry Ashford Memorial

Description

A marble column set on a marble plinth, with the inscription on the front face. A sculpture of a Bible lies on top of the column, which is also draped with a shawl. The shawl partially obscures a relief sculpture of a laurel wreath above the inscription. The shawl drapes down the right hand side of the memorial, hanging over the a relief sculpture of a rifle.

Inscription

No. 1868 PTE. HENRY, GEORGE, ASHFORD. 57TH BATTALION, 15TH INFANTRY BRIGADE, A.I. FORCES. KILLED IN ACTION IN FRANCE 23RD NOV 1916 AGED 18 YEARS AND 8 MONTHS. 3RD DEARLY LOVED SON OF J. & E. ASHFORD. ERECTED BY HIS LOVING UNCLE H.W.E. ASHFORD.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Pte Henry George Ashford World War 1 KIA 1868 AIF 5th Batt France view
Address
79 Hill Street,
St Luke's Anglican Church,
Scone NSW 2337
Local Government Area
  • Upper Hunter Shire
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Margaret Ashford-MacDougall
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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