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 Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Pte James Joseph Whitby WW1 R.T.A 13 April 1919 2679 AIF 1/8 Battalion view
Pte Thomas White WW1 R.T.A 8 January 1919 2859 AIF 20th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement view
E J Whiteford view
Sap Austin Bede Whitehair WW1 RTA 15 May 1919 6689 AIF 7th Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 4 France view
Drv William Aloysius Whitehair WW1 R.T.A 11 May 1919 18766 AIF Field Artillery Brigade 7, Battery 26 France view
Gunner Arthur John Whitehouse WW1 Effective Abroad 38410 Army 32/Field Artillery Brigade France view
Pte William Alfred Whitlock WW1 RTA 4 May 1917 1357 AIF 17th Battalion, D Company Gallipoli view
Drv Watkin Wynne Wiley WW1 Effective abroad (still overseas) 4204 AIF Field Artillery Brigade 1, Reinforcement 5 Egypt view
Pte. Arthur Morgan Wilkins WW1 Returned to Australia 20 December 1918 7793 Army 2nd Infantry Battalion 26th Reinforcement view
Cpl Eric Alexander Wilkinson WW1 R.T.A 14 January 1919 13339 AIF Auxiliary Mechanical Transport Company 2, Section 3 France 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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