Paddington War Memorial


A single granite monolith set on three granite steps. The base of the monument has been squared with the names engraved and gilded on three of the four polished granite sides. The memorial was opened by the Governor of NSW Sir Walter Davidson on 21 November 1922.

The memorial is now located outside the Victoria Barracks on Oxford Street.

Note: AWM records show that AA Fitzhenry returned to Australia in February 1919 and was discharged medically unfit in April 1919. AWM records show only V Hayden as returning to Australia in January 1920AWM records have no J R Leneham as being killed.



Side 1:

For King and Country

In honor of the Paddington men who fought and in loving memory of those who fell during the Great War 1914-1918.

Erected by the citizens of Paddington.


Side 2:

Their duty done


Side 3:

Greater love hath no man


Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
M E Allen World War 1 view
F W Ashton World War 1 view
R W Bell World War 1 view
C F R Bosward World War 1 view
H Bowes World War 1 view
B P Broderick World War 1 view
H F Brown World War 1 KIA view
R H Bryant World War 1 view
W D Buchan World War 1 view
R B Burgh World War 1 view
10 Oxford Street,
Victoria Barracks,
Paddington NSW 2021
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
David Roden. Updated photographs by Peter Levarre-Waters
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Dedication date: 
Dedication date
19 November 1922
  • First World War, 1914–18

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