Mittagong and District War Memorial Clock Tower

Description

A cement rendered cruciform-shaped clock tower raised on two lots of four pillars. Underneath the raised section is a crucible-shaped structure which may have originally contained a flame of remembrance. Several commemorative plaques are attached to the upper structure, including honour rolls for the First and Second World Wars. 

Inscription

Dedication plaque

This Memorial
to perpetuate the memory
of those who answered
their country's call
during the
Great War of 1914-1919
was erected by the people of
Mittagong District
and handed over to the
Mittagong Municipal Council.

First World War honour roll 1

In memory of
those who gave their lives for the freedom of the world
in the Great War 1914-1919
[Names]

First World War honour roll 2

They answered the call.
[Names]

Second World War honour rolls

1939-45
War
[Names]

Foundation stone

This foundation stone was laid by Ald. N Harvey, Mayor 17th Sept 1919.

Plaque

In memory of the fallen and the unknown Australian soldier 75th Anniversary of Remembrance Day 11.11.93

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
R E Abbott World War 2 DOS view
R A Addison World War 2 DOS view
F C Allsopp World War 2 DOS view
James Armfield 2026 AIF view
Harry Lovlen Baker World War 1 DOS 6285 AIF view
Clayton Barnard World War 1 N90388 AIF Depot view
Charles Barrett World War 1 3019 AIF view
Laurie Marsh Bateman World War 1 2007 AIF view
W A Beard World War 2 DOS view
J Bell World War 1 2766 AIF view
Address
Cnr Old Hume Highway and The Highlands Way
Mittagong NSW 2575
Local Government Area
  • Wingecarribee Shire
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Clock/clock tower/sundial
Recorded by
David Roden and Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
1919-1920
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
12/18/1920
Dedication date
18 December 1920
Conflict/s
  • South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
  • Indonesian Confrontation, 1963–66
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75
  • Iraq: the First Gulf War, 1990–91
  • Afghanistan, 2001–present
  • Iraq: the Second Gulf War, 2003–09
  • Peacekeeping, 1947–present

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