Lithgow Ex-POW Memorial Tower

Description

 

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.

Inscription

 

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

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
L Cpl Phillip James Bailey World War 2 NX20467 AIF 2/30th Battalion view
Address
Crest Park, Chifley Road
Lithgow NSW 2790
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
David Roden

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