Pte William Charles Woods Memorial

Description

White marble obelisk and base, mounted on a concrete plinth with attached bronze plaque. This private monument was erected by Euroka residents. Formerly located at the nearby Euroka School, it was restored and moved to the Euroka Cemetery in 1995. Euroka is accessible via Kempsey.

Pte William Charles Woods was buried in Belgium. His grave is located in Lijssenthoek Military Cemetery, Plot 20, Row G, Grave No. 15A.

Inscription

To the memory of Pte William Charles (Wick) Woods. 18th Battn 19th Reinforcements. Fell in the Battle of Passchendaele 6th OCT 1917. Aged 22 Yrs 3 Mths.

A former pupil of this school.

Beloved son of
William & Rose Wood. 
He laid down his life for his friends.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Pte W C Woods World War 1 DOW 6657 AIF 18th Passchendaele view
Address
Euroka Cemetery
Euroka Road
Euroka NSW 2440
Local Government Area
  • Kempsey Shire
Setting
  • Garden/park
Location status
Moved/altered
Memorial type
  • Obelisk
Recorded by
Colin Barnett
Established date
1919
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
11/05/1919
Dedication date
05 November 1919
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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