Toogong Great War Memorial

Description

The memorial is a trachyte obelisk, standing 20 feet high, with a dedication and an honour roll inscribed on the pedestal. The memorial is situated in the grounds of St Alban's Anglican Church.

Inscription

THIS MEMORIAL ERECTED BY IRVINE BROTHERS OF 'LOWRIE' IN MEMORY OF THE MEN OF THIS DISTRICT WHO TOOK PART IN THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Charles John Baker World War 1 view
Lance Cpl Horace James Balcomb World War 1 POW 4156A Army 54th Btn Fromelles view
Driver Raymond Charles Bassett World War 1 18995 Army 1st DAC view
Private Albert Robinson Bowes World War 1 1319 Army 4th In Btn view
Private Henry Stanley Brown World War 1 2616 Army 56th In Btn view
Private William John Brown World War 1 2378 Army 56th In Btn view
Private Edward Danvers Burridge World War 1 6220 Army 1st & 32nd view
Peter John Byrnes World War 1 Army view
Private Thomas Byrnes World War 1 133 Army view
Private Edward James Cook World War 1 7694 Army 2nd view
Address
St Alban's Church
Forbes Street
Toogong NSW 2864
Local Government Area
  • Cabonne Shire
Setting
  • Building – outside
Location status
Original location
Memorial type
  • Obelisk
Recorded by
Marion Gosper
Established date
1924
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
1924-08-20
Dedication date
20 August 1924
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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