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Shortland RSL Memorial Grove

Shortland RSL Memorial Grove
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Description / Background

The focal point of the Memorial Grove is a monument consisting of a granite base surmounted by a metal structure displaying wording and insignia for each armed service, and a cross. Three flagpoles are positioned on the left, back and right sides of the monument. A columbarium with individual memorial plaques is also nearby. 


Metal structure

This monument is dedicated to fallen comrades.

To all Australians, men and women and to our courageous allies who served this great nation.

The Great War 1914-1918 — World War II 1939-1945 — Korea 1950-1953 — Vietnam 1962-1971 and all other world wide confrontations. We will remember them.


Lest we forget

Veterans listed on this memorial

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
Gnr D H Akers World War 2 NX145293 AIF view
Pte A Alder World War 2 NX191770 AIF view
Bdr R W Baldock World War 2 NX98424 AIF view
Gnr V C Brady World War 2 NX200126 AIF view
Lt M R Broughton World War 2 NX121601 view
Cpl C M J Bush World War 2 N15149 view
Cpl C Caves CMF 22285 Army view
Gnr A J Cheetham World War 2 NX167796 view
Pte J Colbill World War 2 NX281408 AIF view
Cpl A S Condon World War 2 163593 RAAF view

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3 Conmurra Circuit
Shortland NSW 2307
Local Government Area
Newcastle, City of
Memorial type
Recorded by
John A Sayers, Vice Pres. Shortland RSL Sub-Branch
Year of construction
Dedication date
11 November 1995
First World War, 1914–18
Second World War, 1939–45
Korean War, 1950–53
Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
Vietnam War, 1962–75