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Wangi Wangi RSL Sub Branch War Memorial

Wangi Wangi RSL Sub Branch War Memorial
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Description / Background

A cenotaph with flagpole situated in the middle of a semi-circular wall with plaques of soldiers who served our country. Named after Lt. Peter Hines, being the only (known to the RSL Club) serviceman from this area to have been killed in action. The memorial is situated out the front of the Wangi Wangi RSL Sub Branch.

Inscription

Walls:

Lest we forget

We will remember them

Plaque:

This monument has been erected by the Wangi-Wangi R.S.L. Sub-Branch as a tribute to the men and women who served their country in the following campaigns

Maori War 1860-1866 – Sudan 1882-1889 – Boer War 1889-1902 – World War I 1914-1918 – World War II 1939-1945 – Malaya 1948-1960 – Korea 1950-1953 – Malaya Peninsula – Borneo 1962-1966 – Vietnam 1962-1973 – Gulf War 1990-1991 – War Against Terrorism 2001- Present.

Plaque:

In memory of 214348 Lieutenant Peter A. Hines 3 Platoon A Company 6th Battalion Royal Australian Regiment. Killed in action Phuoc Tuy South Vietnam 21st July 1969. "Lest We Forget".

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
Sgt James H Harris World War 2 N94330 Army view
Lac John S Heyme World War 2 78369 RAAF view
Lt Peter A Hines Vietnam 214348 Army view
Pte Keith R Hogg 2709634 Ntl Service view
Sgt Norman Hunt World War 2 61513 RAAF view
Pte Phillip H Kemp World War 2 NX84181 Army view
Sgt Raymond Lloyd World War 2 20597 RAAF view
Lt Peter H Lockwood World War 2 CW32099145 RAN view
Pte Stanley Major World War 2 N463741 Army view
Pte James H Manning World War 2 N196207 Army view

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Address
Watkins Road,
Wangi Wangi RSL Club,
Wangi Wangi NSW 2267
Local Government Area
Lake Macquarie, City of
Setting
Building – outside
Memorial type
Cenotaph
Recorded by
Kenneth Burt, Wangi Wangi RSL Sub BranchRobert McLardy
Year of construction
2002
Dedication date
26 March 2003
Conflict/s
Sudan, March–June 1885
South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902
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
Iraq: the First Gulf War, 1990–91
Afghanistan, 2001–present