Moore Park Cricket Association First World War Memorial Drinking Fountain

Description

Stone fountain with a semicircular metal plaque. The plaque contains two classical female figures, encircled with wreaths, labelled 'Courage' and 'Peace'. The memorial is located in Centennial Parklands, Sydney.

Notes on veteran names:

  • No records can be found for deceased veterans with the following names from this area: R Barkell, F Billingham, R R Brown, A S Clingham, R Downing, V Hurley, W Martin, C Singer, G Wallis and Gus Wynne.
  • In addition, there are a number of deceased veterans in this area named W Gibson or A Pearce. The available information could not identify which of these are the individuals named on this memorial.
  • The status codes for these veterans have therefore been left as killed in action (KIA). All other status codes have been taken from information provided by the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission databases, and records in the National Archives of Australia.
  • W G Baird is given on the memorial as G Baird, and W Pigott is given on the memorial as W Piggott.
Inscription

THIS FOUNTAIN WAS ERECTED BY THE MEMBERS OF THE MOORE PARK CRICKET ASSOCIATION IN COMMEMORATION OF THEIR COMRADES WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 1918

FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
W G Baird World War 1 KIA view
R Barkell World War 1 KIA view
Cpl H Barlow World War 1 KIA view
F Billingham World War 1 KIA view
Lt R R Brown World War 1 KIA view
A S Clingham World War 1 KIA view
W G Cobban World War 1 KIA view
W Cosgrave World War 1 KIA view
R Downing World War 1 KIA view
F Flowers World War 1 KIA view
Address
Cleveland Street
Moore Park NSW 2021
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Fountain/Drinking fountain
Recorded by
Mr. Aub Silcock, Redfern RSL Sub-Branch
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
09/10/1921
Dedication date
10 September 1921
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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