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Sutherland War Memorial

Sutherland War Memorial
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Description / Background

A sandstone and marble monument with honour roll. The memorial was moved to this site in 1992 and re-dedicated on 18 October 1992. It is located adjacent to the Council chambers. 

Notes on veterans' names:

  • The entries for R. Evans are described on the memorial as follows: Evans R. [Cronulla] Evans R. [Sylvania]
  • The entry for Charles Rosenthal is given as Rosenthal Sir Charles.
Inscription

Plaque 1:

ERECTED AND DEDICATED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE SHIRE OF SUTHERLAND TO THE HONOUR OF THE LIVING AND THE EVERLASTING MEMORY OF THE DEAD UNVEILED 28TH MAY 1921 BY HIS EXCELLENCY SIR WALTER E. DAVIDSON KCMG GOVERNOR OF NEW SOUTH WALES AND ITS DEPENDENCIES. 

Plaque 2:

DEDICATED TO THE MEN AND WOMEN OF THE SUTHERLAND SHIRE WHO SERVED IN THE AUSTRALIAN DEFENCE FORCES WORLD WAR I 1914-1918 WORLD WAR II 1939-1945 JAPAN (BCOF) KOREA MALAYA BORNEO VIETNAM THE GULF AND PEACE KEEPING FORCES OF THE UNITED NATIONS.

Plaque 3:

THIS MEMORIAL WAS RELOCATED BY THE SUTHERLAND SHIRE COUNCIL AND RE-DEDICATED BY A. R. GARDNER AM MBE RFD RD PRESIDENT SOUTHERN METROPOLITAN DISTRICT COUNCIL R. S. L. OF AUSTRALIA N. S. W. BRANCH IN THE PRESENCE OF HIS EXCELLENCY REAR ADMIRAL PETER SINCLAIR AC AO GOVENOR OF NEW SOUTH WALES 18TH OCTOBER 1992.

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Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
W Adams World War 1 view
T Akers World War 1 view
C J Anderson World War 1 view
W Anderson World War 1 view
C Andrews World War 1 view
H Andrews World War 1 view
A Antiobus World War 1 view
H E Arnold World War 1 view
E Jnr Atkins World War 1 view
E Snr Atkins World War 1 view

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Address
Peace Park
22 Eton Street
Sutherland NSW 2232
Local Government Area
Sutherland Shire
Setting
Garden/park
Location status
Moved/altered
Memorial type
Column/pillar
Recorded by
Ms. Donna Henderson, Sutherland Shire Council
Year of construction
1921
Dedication date
28 May 1921
Conflict/s
First World War, 1914–18
Second World War, 1939–45
Occupation of Japan, 1946–51
Korean War, 1950–53
Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
Indonesian Confrontation, 1963–66
Vietnam War, 1962–75
Iraq: the First Gulf War, 1990–91
Iraq: the Second Gulf War, 2003–09
Peacekeeping, 1947–present