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., G.C.M.G. 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
Private Milton Watkins World War 1 3433 AIF 1st Pioneer Batallion, 8th Reinforcement view
Pte Raymond Ward Watkins WW1 Discharged 8.10.1918 4254 AIF 17th Battalion view
Bombadier Jack Cosgrove Watklins World War I Returned to Australia 3 April 1919 32922 AIF 2nd Division Ammunition Column view
Drv Harry Justus Wattson WW1 R.T.A 27 April 1919 9101 AIF 2nd Divisional Ammunition Column view
R H Weaver view
E A Webb view
Private Edwin Charles Webb WW1 RTA 28 March 1919 3324 Army 19th Infantry Battalion 7th Reinforcements France view
Private Frederick Albert Webb WW1 RTA 23 March 1919 358 Army 17th Infantry Battalion A Company France view
R E Webb view
Private Charles Reginald Webb WW1 RTA 9 July 1919 6860 AIF 8th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement view
Address
Cnr Bondi Road and Park Parade,
Waverley Park,
Bondi NSW 2026
Local Government Area
  • Waverley, Municipality of
Setting
  • Garden/park
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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