This figure of an Australian soldier with reversed arms is used as a cenotaph, and is adjacent to the Kyeemagh RSL and Community Club.
The figure was originally dedicated on 24 August 1919 at the Wolli Creek Tram Depot, Tempe. As pictured, the figure originally stood atop an impressive memorial within the depot's grounds. In 1970, the marble figure was given to the RSL and subsequently placed adjacent to the Club's premises. The figure was painted (pictured) to cover damage inflicted by vandals.
In 2002, a grant from the Department of Veteran Affairs funded a restoration project which involved mounting the statue on a sandstone fronted plinth. The paint was removed from the statue to reveal its original appearance. The memorial is located adjacent to the Club.
D.R.T.& T Chief Engineers Branch
This monument was erected by the staff as a tribute to the honour and memory of their comrades who fought and died in the Great War 1914-1919. Unveiled and dedicated August 24, 1919 by Brig. Gen. C.I. Cox C.B., V.D., C.M.G., D.S.O.
|Rank||Given Name||Family Name||Conflict/s||Fate||Service No.||Service||Campaign||Link|
|W L||Quinn||World War 1||view|
|W J||Pugh||World War 1||KIA||view|
|J ?||Powney||World War 1||view|
|C L||Power||World War 1||view|
|A||Poulson||World War 1||view|
|L||Perry||World War 1||view|
|R D||Patterson||World War 1||view|
|R||Paris||World War 1||KIA||view|
|E A||Obrien||World War 1||view|
|J C||Nolan||World War 1||view|
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