Wallerawang War Memorial

Image showing stone walls with later rolls
Description

 

Stone obelisk with inscription and names. There are also Stone walls to which the Hour Rolls for WWII and subsequent conflicts are attached. 

Additional Sydney Trains information:

A granite obelisk monument, with two sandstone walls ensemble monument, with 74 Wallerawang district veterans names who served in WWI inscribed. The memorial was first erected in front of the station and dedicated during 1920. When the station closed to rail traffic, the memorial was relocated to a small park next to the War Memorial Hall overlooking the West Signal Box. In March 2003 the memorial was relocated back into the forecourt of the railway station. The two flanking sandstone walls are recent additions, 2011 (from Grant Fleming, Nov 2011 ARHS newsletter article).

Inscription

 

Erected in honour of the citizens of Wallerawang who served the cause of freedom in the Great War 1914 - 1918
'The path of duty was the way to glory'
Lest We Forget

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
L Allinston World War 1 view
R Arkinstall World War 1 view
J W L Barton World War 1 view
J Benfield World War 1 view
H Birkbeck World War 1 view
P F Black World War 1 view
R F Bulkeley World War 1 view
R Bush World War 1 view
W Butler World War 1 view
D Byrne World War 1 view
Address
Main Street
In front of railway station
Wallerawang NSW 2845
Location/surrounding area
Railway Station. -33.4078S 150.0675E
Recorded by
Wallerawang Public School. Updated info Jim Longworth, Grant Fleming; Sydney Trains
Established date
1920
Dedication date
1920
Conflict/s
First World War, 1914-1918

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