Riverstone and District War Memorial

Description

 

Concrete obelisk surrounded with a low walled garden and a metal gate with a plaque. The Vietnam plaque is missing.The front side of the obelisk has 2 crossed hand-carved .303 rifles. The memorial is attended by 6 sandstone pillars and 2 flag poles.

Additional information by Sydney Trains:

A large sandstone obelisk set into two sandstone blocks and seated on a masonry plinth, with a crossed rifles frieze above and names of wars carved into each face, and marble tablets attached, together with two flagpoles and situated in a garden.

One tablet is inscribed with the Riverstone community veterans names who gave their lives in WWI, and a second with Riverstone community veterans names who gave there lives in WWII, and a third with a Riverstone community veteran who gave his life in Korean War.

It is located within the forecourt of Riverstone Railway Station and forms part of the curtilage of the heritage listing for the railway station.

Inscription

 

To the memory of the illustrious dead of Riverstone and District who fell in the:
Great World War 1914-1918
Korean War 1951-1954
2nd World War 1939-1945

[Carved into the base of the obelisk]
1914-1918,
Vietnam,
1939-1945,
Korea

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
L G Bagot World War 2 DOD view
A Belshaw World War 2 KIA view
J Carter World War 1 view
C Clout World War 1 DOW view
A Davies World War 1 view
N S Davies World War 2 DOD view
O C Forsberg World War 1 RTA view
G Grainger World War 2 DOW view
P Green Korean Campaign KIA view
B J S Harding World War 1 KIA view
Address
Riverstone Railwy Station
Riverstone Parade
Riverstone NSW 2765
Recorded by
Mr Pieter Groenevelt, Ms Jane Williamson and Ms Janice Williams and Peter Levarre-Waters. Additional information provided by Sydney Trains
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Conflict/s
First World War, 1914-1918
Second World War, 1939-1945
Korea, 1950-1953
Vietnam, 1962-1975

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