J.H. and O.J. Cumberland Memorial

Description

A white marble column mounted on a white marble plinth. On top of the column there is an open Bible and a draped shawl. The shawl partly obscures a laurel wreath on the front and hangs down over a rifle on the side. This monument memorialises two soldiers; one's details are on the front and the other, on the southern side. There are also memorial inscriptions on the plinth.

Inscription

Eastern side: ERECTED To the Memory of OUR BRAVE HERO BROTHER PRTE J.H. CUMBERLAND No. 837 2ND BATTALION H. COY 1ST INFRANTRY BRIGADE WHO DIED 7TH MAY 1915 FROM WOUNDS RECEIVED IN ACTION AT THE LANDING AT GALLIPOLI 25TH APRIL 1915 AGED 21 YEARS. Southern side: ALSO to the memory of OUR DEAR HERO BROTHER PRTE O.J. CUMBERLAND No. 1087 2ND BATT H. COY, 1ST INFTY BRIGADE. KILLED IN ACTION AT LONE PINE 8TH AUG 1915 AGED 26 YEARS.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Pte J.H. Cumberland World War 1 KIA 837 2nd Batt 1st infantry Gallipoli view
Pte O.J. Cumberland World War 1 KIA 1087 2nd Batt 1st infantry Gallipooli view
Address
St. Luke's Church of England,Liverpool Street
Scone NSW 2337
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Margaret Ashford-MacDougall
Established date
Dedication date: 

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