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 Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Pte Henry George Ashford World War 1 KIA 1868 AIF 5th Batt France view

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Address
79 Hill Street,
St Luke's Anglican Church,
Scone NSW 2337
Australia
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