Maitland Citizens Memorial

Description

The memorial consists of a square base with a tall slightly tapered column with a winged female statue at the top. The base and column is of a highly polished dark gray stone, while the statue is of white marble. The base is raised above the local ground level and is reached by 7 steps. The rear, both left and right are 2 memorial walls. The memorial divided the road within the park.

Inscription

(front - top)

Maitland's Fallen Heroes

 

(front - lower)

1914 - 1919

To Perpetuate the Memory of Maitland's Fallen Heroes Great War 1914 - 1919

This stone was laid on 11th Nov. 1922 By Alderman H.W. Fry J.P. Mayor W.H. Pender F.I.A. Hon. Architect A Goode Sculptor

 

(front - bottom)

Remembrance Day

This plaque commemorates 75th Anniversary of the ending of World War 1 on 11th November 1918

It is in memory of the men and women of the Maitland Area whose names are inscribed on this Memorial Cenotaph.

LEST WE FORGET

Unveiled by the President of Maitland RSL Sub-Branch MR E.A. Bulmer on Remembrance Day 11th November 1993

 

(rear side)

Unveiled on ANZAC Day 25th April 1923 by Alice Fry - Mayoress

 

(rear panel - left)

In Honour of all Men & Women who served from Maitland & District World War II 1939 - 1945

Their service Our Heritage

LEST WE FORGET

 

(rear panel - right - centre section)

In Honour of all Men & Women who served from Maitland & District

All Wars Conflicts & Peace Keeping Forces

Their service Our Heritage

LEST WE FORGET

 

(rear panel - right - left side)

B.C.O.F. 1945-1952

Korea 1950-1953

Malayan Emergency 1948-1960

 

(rear panel - right - left side)

Vietnam 1962-1973

Borneo 1963-1966

Peace Keeping Forces

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
G H Banfield World War 1 KIA view
A Barrie World War 1 DOW view
W P Barrie World War 1 KIA view
L C Bartholemew World War 1 view
F Bateson World War 1 view
J V Beath World War 1 view
DR J L Beeston World War 1 view
S L Beeston World War 1 view
G Blackmore World War 1 view
G Blinkhorne World War 1 view
Address
Maitland Park, Walker Street
Maitland NSW 2320
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Mr Robert McLardy
Established date
1923
Dedication date
1923-04-25

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