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
Private Howard Clifton Wood WW1 Discharged 14/7/1920 3462 Army 2nd Battalion France view
Pte Norman Allen Wood WW1 R.T.A 5 April 1918 6099 AIF 2/19 Battalion France view
B R Woodhill view
S Woodhill view
Frank Nathaniel Woods WWI DOW- 24th June, 1916 AIF Naval Bridging view
Sap George Ernest Martin Woods WW1 R T A 23 October 1918 137 AIF 1st Field Company Engineers France view
Pte Joseph Henry Woods WW1 RTA 2 July 1919 1825 AIF Light Trench Mortar Battery, Reinforcement 5 view
Aubrey Ernest Herbert Deschamps Woollard WW1 Discharged January 1915 AIF view
Pte Norman Henry Woolley WW1 D.O.W 25 May 1918 7537 AIF 2nd Battalion, 25th Reinforcement Western Front view
Drv Harold Leslie Worden WW1 RTA 16 June 1919 15772 AIF October 1916 Reinforcements 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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