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.
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"
This is to remember those who served, suffered and died in Korea and Vietnam.
|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|
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