Lismore WWI Obelisk and Memorial Plaques

Lismore WWI Obelisk and Memorial PlaquesLismore WWI Obelisk and Memorial PlaquesLismore WWI Obelisk and Memorial Plaques
Description

 

A trachyte stone obelisk seated on two stone blocks, with the names of Lismore veterans who gave their lives in WWI inscribed. It was associated with a memorial avenue of trees in Alexandria Parade and Winterton Parade in Lismore. It was unveiled by Governor Dudley de Char on 20/11/1925.

The plinth also carries a more recent plaque relating to its relocation to this site and rededication by the Mayor of Lismore on 7 November 2004. The memorial lies within the heritage listing boundary of the Lismore Railway Station Group.

Inscription

 

The Great War 1914 1919
Obelisk Unveiled By Sir Dudley De Chair Governor of New South Wales
When Dedicating This Avenue Of Memorial Trees
To Those Fallen Soldiers Whose Names Are Hereon Engraved
Novr 20th 1925
Robert Brewster Mayor

Address
Lismore Railway Station
Union Street
Lismore NSW 2480
Recorded by
Sydney Trains
Established date
1925
Dedication date
Unveiled by Governor Dudley de Char on 20/11/1925. Rededication 7 Nov 2004
Conflict/s
First World War, 1914-1918

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