Lismore and District Memorial - Great War

Mr. Wilson McClelland, City of Lismore RSL Sub-branchMr. Wilson McClelland, City of Lismore RSL Sub-branchMr. Wilson McClelland, City of Lismore RSL Sub-branchMr. Wilson McClelland, City of Lismore RSL Sub-branchMr. Wilson McClelland, City of Lismore RSL Sub-branch
Description

Two Marble Wall mounted memorials listing the names of the fallen from Lismore & District. Located in the main entrance to the Lismore Memorial Baths.

 

Notes on Veteran Names:

No records could be found for deceased veterans from this area with the following names:

E I Baker, D S Conway, T W Hollingsworth, P J Kelly, T J Lee, A McAllister, P B Mailey, A R Pavey, F X Walsh, E Wyatt. Their status codes have been given as KIA, as that is what is indicated by the memorial.

A McAllister may be Adam McAllister who DOW, P B Mailey may be Percy Benjamin Mailey of Petersham who DOW, A R Pavey may be Arthur Richard Pavey who was KIA, and F X Walsh may be Francis Xavier Walsh who DOW.

The cause of death for H E Grant could not be ascertained - he died in the service of the British forces - therefore his status code is also given as KIA.

All other status codes are taken from information contained in the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission database, and the National Archives of Australia.

On the memorial, E R Snowdon is given as E R Snowden (Snowdon is the name given on the National Archives scanned documents for this veteran, including those filled out by the veteran), and N L B Somerville is given as N L B Sommerville.

Inscription

Lismore & District Memorial,Great War,1914 – 1919

Let not their sacrifice be in vain

This stone was laid by

Lt. Gen. Sir Harry Chauvel

C.C.M.G. - K.G.B

1st October 1927

Erected to perpetuate the memoryof the men of Lismore and District

who gave their lives

in the Great War 1914-1919

Greater love hath no man than this

that a man lay down his life for his friends

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
R J Ainsworth World War 1 Acc Kd view
J Akers World War 1 KIA view
G D Alexander World War 1 DOW view
G G Anschau World War 1 KIA view
C R Anstey World War 1 DOW view
C C G Anstis World War 1 KIA view
J H Armstrong World War 1 KIA view
C Arthur World War 1 DOW view
M W H Aspery World War 1 KIA view
H McL Avery World War 1 KIA view
Address
Lismore Memorial Baths,175 Molesworth St.
Lismore NSW 2480
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Mr. Wilson McClelland, City of Lismore RSL Sub-branch
Established date
1927
Dedication date
1927-10-01 00:00:00.0
Conflict/s
World War 1

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