Narrabri Memorial Pool and Great War Honour Rolls

Narrabri Shire Council
Description

Along Tibbereena Street in Narribri, there are two memorials. Firstly, a memorial swimming pool with dedication plaques on exterior wall, dedicated on 6 October 1957 in honour of the men and women of the district who served their country. Secondly, a memorial clock tower with plaques and two Great War honour rolls attached, unveiled on 13 September 1930. The tower was originally part of the Town Hall, which was later demolished.

Note on veteran's name: On the honour roll, C Illingworth is given as C Illingsworth.

Inscription

Pool - top plaque

Narrabri Memorial Pool
Officially opened by the Hon. J F McGrath MLA Minister for Public Works 27th September 1958

Pool - bottom plaque

Narrabri Memorial Pool
Erected by the citizens of Narrabri and District
These baths are dedicated to those men and women who served in the defence of their country 6th October 1957

Clock tower - plaque 1

NARRABRI DISTRICT SOLDIERS MEMORIAL
The Clock Tower on this building was erected by the people of the Narrabri District to perpetuate the names of the men who fell in the Great War 1914-1919
[Names A-M]
Their names live forever

Clock tower - plaque 2

NARRABRI DISTRICT SOLDIERS MEMORIAL
The Clock Tower on this building was erected by the people of the Narrabri District to perpetuate the names of the men who fell in the Great War 1914-1919
[Names M-Z]
Their names live forever

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
R W Allen World War 1 KIA view
A Bradley World War 1 KIA view
W A Brown World War 1 KIA view
V Brown World War 1 KIA view
W Buckman World War 1 KIA view
L A Cameron World War 1 KIA view
G Carter World War 1 KIA view
J W Catterall World War 1 KIA view
T Clear World War 1 KIA view
C Davis World War 1 KIA view
Address
Tibbereena Street
Narrabri NSW 2390
Local Government Area
  • Narrabri Shire
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
  • Clock/clock tower/sundial
  • Swimming pool/swimming centre
Recorded by
Narrabri West Public School
Established Date format: 
$e_original_date = $entity->field_established['und'][0]['value']; if (!empty($e_original_date)) { $changed_date = strtotime($e_original_date); $new_date = date("d F Y", $changed_date); print '
Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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