Wallendbeen War Memorial and First World War Field Mortar

Description

Obelisk of grey Harcourt granite, 30 feet high on a foundation of 40 tons of concrete. An honour roll for the First World War is inscribed on the sides. Dedication plaques and honour rolls for the Second World War and subsequent conflicts have been added at later dates. Two lamp standards, each 15 feet high, flank the memorial. 

A First World War field mortar, captured in France as a war trophy is positioned nearby. 

Inscription

Obelisk base

ERECTED
BY
DONALD MACKAY
Wallendbeen Station
WALLENDBEEN

Plaque 

World War II 1939 - 1945
Wallendbeen and District enlistments
[Names]
Korea
[Names]
Vietnam
[Names]

This plaque is to honour all who served their country
and to pay tribute to those who died giving service.✝

LEST WE FORGET

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Read more
R W Andrews World War 2 view
Pte. W Bailey World War 1 view
F J Baldock World War 2 view
A A M Baldry World War 2 view
A I M Baldry World War 2 view
K A M Baldry World War 2 KIA view
Lieut. A Baldry World War 1 view
Pte. B Bamgarten World War 1 view
Pte. F Bannistep World War 1 view
Pte. P Barnes World War 1 view

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Address
Cnr King and Hoskins Streets
Wallendbeen NSW 2588
Australia
Local Government Area
  • Cootamundra-Gundagai Regional Council
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Obelisk
  • War trophy
Recorded by
Gordon Wood, Wallandbeen Public School. Updated Photographs by Peter Levarre-Waters.
Year of construction
1920
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date
13 October 1920
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75