Morpeth District War Memorial

Description

A tapered, square and stepped sandstone pillar. The four sides of the pillar contain marble tablets inscribed with the Great War honor roll, and the base has three smaller plaques attached. The memorial is located outside the former Morpeth Courthouse, which is now a museum.

Inscription

Honor Roll tablets

For King & Country

[Names] 

North face - base

Erected in Honor of the men of this district who voluntarily served in the Great War 1914-1919

West face - base 

In memory of those who gave their lives in World War II 1939-1945. We will remember them.

South face - base

Lest we forget. In memory of the fallen and in honour of those who served their country World War II 1939-1945, Korea, Malaya, Borneo, Vietnam.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Pte H Arnold World War 1 view
Cpl F Bailey World War 1 view
Pte G Billinghurst World War 1 view
Pte C Blaxland World War 1 view
Pte T Bourke World War 1 view
Lieut R S Brown World War 1 KIA view
Pte J Buckley World War 1 KIA view
Pte P Byrnes World War 1 view
Pte A Chaafe World War 1 view
L.A.C. J Chantler World War 2 KIA view
Address
125 Swan Street
Morpeth NSW 2321
Local Government Area
  • Maitland, City of
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Mr Robert McLardy
Established date
1921
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Dedication date: 
11/26/1921
Dedication date
26 November 1921
Conflict/s
  • 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

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