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
Driver Harry Reid World War 1 1094 & 85984 Army 2nd LH view
Trooper George Holden World War 1 DOD 3779 Army 1st LH view
Private John Reid World War 1 KIA 1249 Army 18th Btn view
Private Herbert Hamilton Holden World War 1 6760 Army 2nd Btn view
Sapper Charlie Sherman World War 1 643 Army 18th Btn view
Lance Cpl Frank George Howells World War 1 2344 Army 31st view
Private Arthur William Snook World War 1 KIA 2800 Army 3rd Btn view
Private Leonard Jonathon Irvine World War 1 468 Army 1st MGC view
Private Henry John Snook World War 1 2236 Army 45th Btn view
Lieutenant James Jones World War 1 4245 Army 54th Fromelles 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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