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

 
 

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