Ramornie Cenotaph

Description

The memorial is a marble obelisk mounted on a concrete base. There is a rifle and bayonet design carved into the marble on one side. There are the names of the fallen from the First World War and inscriptions on each face of the memorial. There are five pine trees, grown from seeds from the original Lone Pine tree from Gallipoli along the rear of the memorial. There is also a flagpole.

Inscription

Side

In honour of our Ramornie soldiers who fought and fell for the Empire's cause in the Great War 1914 - 1919.

Side

In honour of all those who served and fell in all conflicts from the Jackadgery, Cangi and Eatonsville districts.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Pte Gordon L Allen World War 1 KIA AIF 4th Btn Gerbedoen Farm view
Pte Gordon E Austen World War 1 DOW AIF 49th Btn Despagne Farm view
Pte Edwin W J Inmon World War 1 KIA AIF 25th Btn Broodseinde view
Pte Michael J McGrath World War 1 KIA AIF 26th Btn Broodseinde view
Sgt Albert E Oswin World War 1 KIA AIF 2nd LHR Gallipoli view
Pte Henry J Oswin World War 1 DOW AIF 3rd Btn Lys view
Lieut Eric H Porter World War 1 KIA British Army Sth Stafford Ypres view
Sgt Wilfred H Porter World War 1 KIA British Army Worcesters Transloy view
Pte James C Thornthwaite World War 1 DOI AIF 47th Btn Belgium view
Lieut Archibald A Tindal World War 1 KIA British Army RFA France view
Address
Gwydir Highway
Ramornie NSW 2460
Local Government Area
  • Clarence Valley Council
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Obelisk
Recorded by
Peter Hay, Clarence Valley Council.
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
05/24/1922
Dedication date
24 May 1922
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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