Rosebery Second World War Memorial


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.



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


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
A M Belshaw World war 2 KIA view
A S Knox World War 2 KIA view
C M Emms World War 2 DOW view
D Miller World War 2 KIA view
E T Cusack World War 2 DOD view
J A Spence World War 2 KIA view
J F Neil World War 2 KIA view
J R Horsey World War 2 Acc Kd view
L C Sullivan World War 2 DOD view
L W Sanders World War 2 KIA view
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: 
Dedication date
25 April 1946
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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