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 location 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 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 Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Lt McFarlane World War 1 KIA view
A McDonald World War 1 KIA view
A Pearce World War 1 KIA view
A S Clingham World War 1 KIA view
C Singer World War 1 KIA view
D D Wells World War 1 KIA view
E Krantzcke World War 1 KIA view
E W Skidmore World War 1 KIA view
F Billingham 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
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
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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