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
Pte Edward Joseph Worner Ww 1 RTA 2nd March 1920 67480 AIF NSW Reinforcement, 2nd Battilion, 19th Infanty view
Pte. Frank Thomas Wright WW1 KIA Army 2nd Infantry Battalion "E" Company view
2nd Lieutenant John Lawrence Wright WW1 Discharged 22/6/1919 Captain Army 17th Battalion Western Front view
Sap Nathaniel Wright WW1 R.T.A 24 July 1919 7869 AIF Tunnelling Companies (Sept 1916 - Feb 1918 Reinf) France view
Private Arnold Frederick David Wright WW1 Discharged 27/7/1919 692 Army 2nd Australian Flying Squadron Western Front view
Sap Benjamin Edwin Wright WW1 RTA 21 March 1916 6281 AIF 1/15 Field Company Engineers France view
L/Cpl. Cedric Shipman Wright WW1 Returned to Australia 8 October 1916 1498 Army 3rd Inf Btn. "H" Company view
Lt. Ernest Edward Wright WW1 KIA Army 20th Batt Egypt, Western Front view
Pte. Louis Hector Wyatt WW1 Discharged 4th April 1918 777 Army 4th Inf. Btn.Naval & Military Expeditionary Force [Tropical Unit] Rabaul view
Private Edward Wynne WWI DIA 1425A AIF 13th Battalion Gallipoli Penninsula 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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