Wallalong War Memorial

Description

A tapered, stepped square obelisk, constructed of polished granite with gold inlay. The memorial is located approximately 100 metres south of Morpeth Street, on the west side of the street on a small hill. It is approximately 2km north of the Hinton Bridge over the Paterson River at Hinton. 

Inscription

East face

The Great War 1914-1919 They answered their country's call.

[Names]

Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.

Erected by the Citizens of Wallalong and Bowthorn.

West face 

2nd World War 1939-1945

[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
R Bell World War 1 KIA view
R F Bennett World War 2 view
C Bevan World War 1 view
A Cameron World War 1 KIA view
W Davey World War 1 KIA view
N Fletcher World War 1 view
W H Ford World War 2 view
M M Forster World War 2 view
A Garnham World War 1 view
L Gilson World War 1 KIA view
Address
48 High Street
Wallalong NSW 2320
Local Government Area
  • Port Stephens Council
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Obelisk
Recorded by
Mr Robert McLardy
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
12/14/1919
Dedication date
14 December 1919
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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