John Edmondson VC Memorial Clock

Description: 

The John Edmondsen VC Memorial clock was paid for by donations from all around the Commonwealth. The Clock commemorates the sacrifice of Corporal Edmondson who was awarded the first Victoria Cross of World War II.
The clock is mounted on a red granite base, inscribed with the names of the fallen from the Boer War, World War I and World War II.
It was originally located at the South end of Macquarie Street, but had been vandalised, and was no longer in a prominent position. In 1988 it was moved to its present location in the Liverpool City Library forecourt.

 

Inscription: 

Front side:

"Erected to the memory of 
Corporal 
John Hurst Edmondson
V.C.
Killed in Action, Tobruk 
14th April 1941.

His actions throughout the 
operations were outstanding
for resolution, leadership
and conspicuous bravery."

The other three sides of the plinth remember local soldiers lost in WWI, WWII and the Boer War.

 

Dedication: 

October 1956
 

War: 

Boer War
World War 1
World War 2
 
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Recorded By: 

Liverpool City Library
 

Established: 

October 1956
 
 

Location / Surrounding Area: 

Liverpool City Library Forecourt
 

Address Data: 

170 George Street
Liverpool NSW 2170
 
 

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