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
J A Wilson view
J H Wilson view
Pte Leslie E Wilson WWI Retured to Australia on War Service Leave, 28th Feb, 1919 2702 AIF 1 Pnr Bn/ 2 to 5 Reinforcements view
Pte. Marshall Wilson WW1 back to Sydney 24/10/19 discharged from AIF medically unfit 6122 Army 3rd Inf Btn. 19th Reinforcement France view
Pte Norman Charles Hugh Wilson WWI Returned to Australia 4 May 1917 2028 AIF 19th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front view
Pte/ Sapper Roscoe Pearce Wilson WWI Returned to Australia 3 July 1919 20343 AIF 1 Signal Squadron Engineers / 21st Infantry view
V I Wilson view
W C Wilson view
E Withers view
H Wood 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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