Peter Hines Memorial : Wangi Wangi RSL Sub Branch

Description

A flagpole situated in the middle of a cenotaph with plaques of all the soldiers that served our country. Named after Lt Peter Hines, being the only (known to us) 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

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

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Spr Ernest A Baker World War 2 NX137500 Army 2 AIF 2/16 Field Co view
Spr George H Barcroft World War 2 QX20919 Army 2 AIF 23 Aust Forestry Co view
Lac Thomas R Best World War 2 443653 RAAF 1 Flying boat repair Depot view
Stoker R F Bishop World War 2 S7984 RAN Vol Rsv view
CPO David H Bovill Korea R35234 RAN view
Tpr Eric Broderick World War 2 NX129650 Army 2 Aust Commando Unit view
Stoker Colin M Carter World War 2 23033 RAN view
Able Smn Colin H Clayton World War 2 D/JX615353 Royal Navy Nth Atlantic view
Pte Thomas Elliot World War 2 NX46376 AIF 2/1 Transport Co view
Spr William G Etherington World War 1 4897 AIF 1st Aust Tunnel Co view
Address
Wangi Wangi RSL Club,Watkins Road
Wangi Wangi NSW 2267
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Kenneth Burt, Wangi Wangi RSL Sub BranchRobert McLardy
Established date
2002
Dedication date
2003-03-26
Conflict/s
First World War, 1914-1918
Second World War, 1939-1945
New Zealand Wars, 1845-1872
Sudan, 1885
South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
Vietnam, 1962 - 1975
Korea, 1950-1953
Malayan Emergency 1948 - 1960
Gulf War, 1990-1991
Afghanistan, 2001-

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