Wallerawang War Memorial

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

 

Dedication date: 

1920
 

War: 

First World War, 1914-1918
 
Image showing stone walls with later rolls
 

Recorded by: 

Wallerawang Public School. Updated info Jim Longworth, Grant Fleming; Sydney Trains
 

Established date: 

1920
 

Location/surrounding area: 

Railway Station. -33.4078S 150.0675E
 

Address Data: 

Main Street
In front of railway station
Wallerawang NSW 2845
 
 

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Veterans Listed

FirstName LastNamesort descending Conflict 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

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