Former Wolli Creek Tram Depot War Memorial


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.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
R P Greer World War 1 view
J Griffin World War 1 KIA view
N N Hardy World War 1 view
D A Heath World War 1 view
W Heath World War 1 view
P Hogan World War 1 KIA view
C S Hope World War 1 view
G T Hoskins World War 1 KIA view
R Irwin World War 1 view
J J Jackson World War 1 view
Tancred Avenue,
Kyeemagh RSL and Community Club,
Kyeemagh NSW 2216
Local Government Area
  • Bayside Council
  • Building – outside
Location status
Memorial type
  • Statue/sculpture/artwork
Recorded by
K.S Clarke J. P. , President Kyeemagh RSL Sub Branch
Established date
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Dedication date: 
Dedication date
24 August 1919
  • First World War, 1914–18

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