2020 marks 75 years since the end of the Second World War. To commemorate this important year, the NSW Government interviewed WWII veterans about their experiences. Read our 75th Anniversary Stories.
A large, four-sided trachyte stone memorial, set on a circular red-brick base with a low, decorative wrought iron ring around the perimeter. Atop is a bronze statue of a female angel of peace bearing a shield. The statue was created by Gilbert Doble. The names of veterans are embossed on a series of bronze plaques on each face of the memorial as below.
[Above the list of veterans who lost their lives]
Raised in honour of the men of Pyrmont and Ultimo who served their country during the Great War 1914 – 1919. Erected by the people of these districts.
[On the angel’s shield]
Their name liveth for ever more
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