Pyrmont and Ultimo Great War Memorial

Pyrmont and Ultimo War MemorialPyrmont and Ultimo War Memorial in the SquarePlaque - Veterans who died Inscription on Veterans who died plaquePlaque - Veterans names G-OPlaque - Veterans names O-YStatue Angel of Peace with shieldWrought iron ring at perimeter of memorial
Description

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. 

  • Side 1 – veterans who died
  • Side 2 – veterans A-G
  • Side 3 – veterans G-O
  • Side 4 – veterans O-Y
Inscription

[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.

[Names]

[On the angel’s shield]

Their name liveth for ever more

Address
Cnr Harris and Miller Streets
Pyrmont NSW 2009
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
  • Statue/sculpture/artwork
Recorded by
David Roden
Established date
1921
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
8th April 1922
Dedication date
08 April 1922
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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