Waverley Soldiers' Memorial 1914 - 1918

Description

 

Made of Sandstone. Depicts an ANZAC soldier standing on a plinth, holding a rifle to his side. Dedicated on the 15 Dec 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

 

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

Korea and Vietnam

 

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Pte Lester Darvel Wynne WWI RTA 20th September, 1919 59605 AIF 3rd Battalion Nil view
Lt Herbert Percy York WW1 R.T.A 21 July 1917 AIF 33rd Battalion, 1st Reinforcement France view
2nd Lt William Francis Zimmerman WW1 R.T.A 21 July 1917 AIF 37th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement view
Address
Bondi Road
Waverley Park
Bondi NSW 2026
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Kimberly O'Sullivan, Waverley Library. Updated by the Volunteers of Waverley Library.
Established date
1918
Dedication date
1918-12-15 00:00:00.0
Conflict/s
World War 1
Korea, 1950-1953
Vietnam, 1962-1975

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