Lithgow Ex-POW Memorial Tower



A large red brick tower with enclosed light atop mounted on a brick and concrete plinth set in the centre of a large ashphalt area at the end of a drive leading up from the road.

An inscribed polished red granite plaque is set into the tower. At the entrance to the road is a brick wall announcing the memorial.The memorial is located on the eastern edge of Lithgow overlooking the town.




To perpetuate the heroism and deeds of the A.I.F. doctors and nurses during the imprisonment by the Nipponese 1942 - 1945.

Singapore, Malaya, Borneo, Thailand, Burma, Amboina, Nippon, Java.

Erected by Lithgow Ex-P.O.W. Club;

[small engraved plaque on tower]

NX20467 L/Cpl Phillip James Bailey 2/30th Battalion. Died 1989. Aged 76 years;

[entrance wall]

Erected Lithgow Ex-POW


Recorded by: 

David Roden

Location/surrounding area: 

Memorial Location

Address Data: 

Crest Park, Chifley Road
Lithgow NSW 2790

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Veterans Listed

Rank FirstName LastNamesort descending Conflict Service Unit Link
L Cpl Phillip James Bailey World War 2 AIF 2/30th Battalion view