Killingworth War Memorial

Description

A cylindrical pillar of marble with lead inlay. Some of the letters have been damaged and are missing. The pillar sits on a grey sandstone stepped base. The sandstone is badly weathered in places. On top of the pillar is an orb representing the world with the outline of Australia showing. On the sandstone base is the weathered sculpture of two crossed rifles. Between the words 'Killingworth Soldiers' Honour Roll' are engravings of the Australian Citizens Military Force (ACMF) badge. The memorial is located in a small park.

Inscription

Top:

Killingworth Soldiers' Honour Roll

Front face - top:

In Memoriam

[Names]

Front face - lower: 

Erected by the citizens of Killingworth in honour of the men from the district who fought for God, King and Country in the Great War 1914 - 1919.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
T Ansell World War 1 view
B Barry World War 1 view
G Beck World War 1 KIA view
D Bigelow World War 1 view
E Blatchford World War 1 view
J Brownnee World War 1 view
R Campbel World War 1 view
J O Cherry World War 1 view
R Cherry World War 1 KIA view
O J Cherry World War 1 view
Address
Cnr The Broadway and Brooks Street
Killingworth NSW 2278
Local Government Area
  • Lake Macquarie, City of
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Mr Robert McLardy
Established date
1922
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
07/01/1922
Dedication date
01 July 1922
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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