Petersham Town Hall War Memorial and Book of Remembrance


A polished wooden display board and cabinet with a carved replica of the Australian Commonwealth Military Forces badge at the top. The cabinet is draped with the Australian flag and the Union Jack.

On the left and right panels of the cabinet are depictions of two war scenes and carved into the wood below are lists of First World War campaigns and battles. The centre cabinet contains a book of veterans' names displayed behind glass. 

Note on veteran names: Currently only those veterans' whose names are displayed on the two open pages can be transcribed. Marrickville Library is researching if a full listing is available.


Top of cabinet

Australian Commonwealth Military Forces

Centre panel above book

Lest we forget


Left panel

New Guinea, Anzac, Lone Pine, Sari Bair, Fromelles, Pozieres, Flers, Bapaume, Bullecourt, Lagnicourt, Messines, Menin Road, Polygon Wood, Broodseinde, Passendaele, Somme-Ancre, Dernancourt, Villers-Bretonneux, Hazelbrouck, Hamel.

Right panel

Amiens, Chuignes, Mont St Quentin, Peronne, Hindenburg Line, Beaurevoir, Egypt, Romani, Gaza-Beersheba, Jerusalem, Jordan Valley, Essalt-Amman, Megiddo, Damascus, Mesopotamia, Cocos Islands, West Atlantic, North Sea, Adriatic, Malaysia.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
F M Ryan World War 1 view
J C Ryan World War 1 view
J J Ryan World War 1 KIA view
E J Sainsbury World War 1 view
H J Salier World War 1 view
W T Salter World War 1 view
F J Sandilands World War 1 view
H B Santleben World War 1 view
H H Santleben World War 1 view
W A Savage World War 1 view
Petersham Town Hall
107 Crystal Street
Petersham NSW 2049
Local Government Area
  • Inner West Council
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Memorial book/Book of Remembrance
  • Other
Recorded by
David Roden
Established Date format: 
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  • First World War, 1914–18

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