Wal Buckingham Memorial Garden Roll of Honour

Description

A column topped with a stone cannon, in a parkland setting. The sandstone memorial was originally erected after the First World War. It has been restored to include names of men from the surrounding district who have died in all wars. The metal plaques do not cover all of the original names engraved in the sandstone from the First World War.

The park is named in memory of one of the Second World War veterans listed on the memorial.

Note on deceased veterans:

  • This memorial gives all deceased veterans the status of Killed in Action. The codes given below have been taken from information in the Australian War Memorials' Roll of Honour.
  • The Roll of Honour also lists a Hugh Roberts of Glenorie as Killed in Action during the First World War.
Inscription

Original inscription at top of column:

Roll Of Honor

Plaques:

Roll Of Honour 1915 - 1919 {Names]

Roll Of Honour 1939 - 1945 {Names]

Roll Of Honour Korea 1950-1954 – Borneo 1962-1966 {Names] – Malay 1948-1960 – Vietnam 1962-1973 {Names] – Roll Of Honour Women of all services. Served in all wars. 

The restoration of this honor roll was dedicated by the local ministers of religion and unveiled by A. E. Schwebel on the 25th April 1985. F. Burrell, President.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
G Appleby Malaya/Borneo Emergency view
M Appleby Vietnam War view
A Arnold World War 1 view
A Arnold World War 2 view
A Barber World War 2 view
A Bates World War 2 view
C Bennett World War 1 view
W Best World War 2 view
C Bevan World War 2 view
E Biddle World War 2 view
Address
934 Old Northern Road,
Wal Buckingham Memorial Garden,
Glenorie NSW 2157
Local Government Area
  • The Hills Shire
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Ms. Jane Williamson, Mrs. Janice Williams and Peter Levarre-Waters.
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
11/23/1918
Dedication date
23 November 1918
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
  • Indonesian Confrontation, 1963–66
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75
  • All conflicts

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