Lambton Park Memorial Gates

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Description

Stone ceremonial gates on the western side of Lambton Park, opposite Peason Street. Honour roll plaques are on the front faces of each pillar. 

Media coverage: Lambton New Lambton Local, Issue 37, Lambton, NSW, May 2017. 

"Kangaroos take pride of place at Great War gates.

Two bronze kangaroos, each weighing 60 kilograms, have been restored to their former glory atop the Lambton Park war memorial gates ... A special dedication ceremony for the new kangaroos was held during the service held at the memorial gates by the Lambton–New Lambton RSL Sub Branch on ANZAC Day."

Inscription

Foundation stone:

This foundation stone was laid by the Hon. J. Estell M.P. on the 19th October 1918 C.E. Hardy Esq J.P., Mayor.

Base of pillar:

Erected by the citizens of Lambton to perpetuate the memory of the men of the district who fought in the World's Greatest War 1914 - 1918. Eric G Yeomans Esq., Hon Architect.

Base of pillar:

Edward Charlton J.P., Mayor 1916-18. Inaugurator of the movement to erect these gates.

Base of pillar:

Thomas Croudace, Mayor 1884-5. Founder of this park.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
A Barrie World War 1 KIA view
W P Barrie World War 1 KIA view
L G Bartholomew World War 1 view
C Blinkhorne World War 1 view
R Boulden World War 1 KIA view
R Bowman World War 1 view
F Box World War 1 view
L Broadhead World War 1 view
J Bunn World War 1 view
C Bunn World War 1 view
Address
Morehead Street
Lambton NSW 2299
Local Government Area
  • Newcastle, City of
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Gate/lychgate
Recorded by
Mr Robert McLardy
Established date
19 October 1918
Established Date format: 
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Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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