Rosebery Second World War Memorial

Description

Red granite with white etched lettering background on a red granite plinth set on a concrete base and concrete paving surrounded with a 180 degree red brick wall and two vase stands one on either side. On top of the memorial is a brass sun dial surrounded by painted circular lettering.

Notes on Veteran names: W A Dickson and R A Gould both have no known grave. L W Sanders may have been accidentally killed according to information in the Auckland Museum Cenotaph database. All other status codes have been confirmed using information contained in the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission database, the World War Two Nominal Roll and the National Archives of Australia.

Inscription

Column:

In memory of citizens Of Rosebery who gave their lives in the Second World War 1939 – 1945

[Names]

Greater love hath no man than he who lays down his life for his country

Erected by the Rosebery A.I.F. Auxiliary Fund

Around sundial:

Heaven is my guide. I cannot go wrong.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
C M Emms World War 2 DOW view
W A Dickson World War 2 KIA view
E T Cusack World War 2 DOD view
V J Budin World War 2 KIA view
A M Belshaw World war 2 KIA view
P A Armstrong World War 2 KIA view
Address
20a Dalmeny Avenue,
El Alamein Reserve,
Rosebery NSW 2018
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Mr Peter Levarre-Waters
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
04/25/1946
Dedication date
25 April 1946
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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