Waverley Soldiers' Memorial 1914 - 1918

Description

 

Made of Sandstone. Depicts an ANZAC soldier standing on a plinth, holding a rifle to his side. Dedicated on the 15 Dec 1918 by Governor General Ferguson.

 

When subscriptions opened in 1917 for the erection of the memorial Charles Howard Wood donated the total cost of the memorial which was ₤1400.

Inscription

 

This monument thy gift of

C Howard Wood Esquire

is erected in honour of

the citizens of Waverley

who enlisted for service

in the Great War of 1914 - 1918

and was unveiled by

His Excellency the Right Honourable

Sire Ronald Craufurd

Munro Ferguson P C C G M C

Governor General of

the Commonwealth of Australia on the 15th December 1918

Lest We Forget

Korea and Vietnam

 

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Bmdr Clement Spencer Walsh WW1 RTA 31 January 1918 478 AIF Field Artillery Brigade 1, Brigade Ammunition Column France view
Pte Rex Wilkinson WW1 RTA 22 January 1917 201 AIF 12th LHR Gallipoli view
Drv Edward Henry Ackling WW1 R.T.A 23 October 1918 260 AIF 1st Company, Australian Army Service Corps Rouen view
Pte George William Acton WW1 R.T.A 31 March 1919 4279 AIF 3rd Inf Btn. 15th Reinforcement France view
2nd Cpl John Acton WW1 R.T.A 24 July 1919 1431 AIF 11th RFTS. 6th L.H. REGT Gallipoli view
Pte Thomas George Acton WW 1 R.T.A 22 January 1917 2304 AIF 7 LHR/16th Reinforcement Romani view
Sgt Charles Henry Adams WW1 R.T.A 8 July 1919 3722 AIF 53 Battalion Western Front view
Pte Ernest William Adams WW1 R.T.A 20 August 1919 9964 AIF 2nd Australian General Hospital, 16th Reinforcement France view
Pte Harold Arthur Adams WW1 R.T.A 21 March 1919 7727 AIF No 1 Australian General Hospital, 9th Field Ambulance France view
Capt Henry Cyril Adams WW1 R.T.A 28 October 1918 AAMC Medical Officers Western Front view
Address
Bondi Road
Waverley Park
Bondi NSW 2026
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Kimberly O'Sullivan, Waverley Library. Updated by the Volunteers of Waverley Library.
Established date
1918
Dedication date
1918-12-15 00:00:00.0
Conflict/s
World War 1
Korea, 1950-1953
Vietnam, 1962-1975

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