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
Sap Ernest Charles Albert Wilkinson WW1 RTA 23 July 1919 22275 AIF Engineering Field Companies, General Reinforcements France view
Lte Mordey Paxton Willey WW1 R.T.A 24 July 1919 1208 AIF 26th Battalion, D Company view
R C Willey view
Pte Henry Williams WW1 RTA 5 July 1919 2156 AIF Australian Remount Unit 2, Squadron 8 Egypt view
Pte Ralph Williams WW1 RTA 26 July 1919 2526 AIF February 1917 Reinforcements, Imperial Camel Corps Egypt view
C R Williams view
O Williams KIA view
Pte Harry Thomas Willis WW1 left leg wounded returned 1918 deceased 24/7/1930 2429 AIF 1st Pioneer Battalion, 4th Reinforcement France view
Pte. William Willmott WW1 2031 Army 19th Inf. Btn.3 Reinforcement view
Cpl. Albert Charles Wills WW1 Returned to Australia 8 October 1918 578 Army 2/Divisional Train Egypt 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
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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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