Waverley Soldiers' War Memorial

Description

 

Made of sandstone, the memorial depicts an ANZAC soldier standing on a plinth, holding a rifle to his side. It was dedicated on 15 December 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

Front:

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

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This is to remember those who served, suffered and died in Korea and Vietnam

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Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Pte Valancy Arthur Adams WW1 R.T.A 1st of April,1919 2028 AIF 35th Batallion, 3rd Reinforcement Western Front view
Pte Joseph Adamson WW1 R.T.A 19 June 1919 6026 AIF 17th Battalion 17th Reinforcement Western Front view
J B Adamson view
Pte Frank Keith Aitkin WW1 D.O.W 7th of August 1915 1869 AIF 3rd Batt, 4th Rein Egypt, Gallipoli view
Pte Sydney Stanmore Alcock WW1 R.T.A 27 July 1917 3229 AIF 4th Inf. Bat. 11th Reinforcement Western Front view
Pte. Thomas Henry Alcock WW1 R.T.A 18th January, 1919 5026 AIF 3rd Battalion, 16th Reinforcement Western Front view
Pte. Archibald Alcock WW1 R.T.A 19 February 1919 6273 AIF 18th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement Western Front view
Pte Herbert Robert Alcock WW1 R.T.A 6 June 1918 4652 AIF 19th Battalion Egypt, Western Front view
Pte Harry Alexander WW1 R.T.A 23 September 1919 2778 AIF 2nd Battalion France view
Lt George Ernest Allan WW1 K.I.A 19 July 1916 1353 AIF 20th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement Western Front view
Address
Cnr Bondi Road and Park Parade,
Waverley Park,
Bondi NSW 2026
Local Government Area
  • Waverley, Municipality of
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Kimberly O'Sullivan, Waverley Library. Updated by the Volunteers of Waverley Library.
Established date
1918
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
1918-12-15
Dedication date
15 December 1918
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75

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