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 Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Pte Hamiliton Edward Allan WW1 Discharged 12 Feb 1920 7938 AIF 16th Battalion France view
Sap William Allen WW1 R.T.A 10 March1918 2749 AIF 3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 5 Egypt view
Pte Hamilton Allen WWI RTA 21 March 1919 2776 AIF 2nd Batallion, 9th Reinforcment France view
Sap Harold Frederick Allen WW1 R.T.A 23 Oct 1918 543 AIF 2nd LHB, 2 Signal Troop France view
Pte Frederick William Allsop WW1 KIA 16 August 1917 371 AIF 36th Batallion, B Company Western Front view
Company. Sgt. Maj Arthur Albert Allum WW1 R.T.A 20th June 1919 1879 AIF 18th Battalion France view
2nd Lte Ernest Althouse WW1 K.I.A 30 September 1918 AIF 53rd Battalion Western Front view
Frank Douglas Amey WW2 view
Gordon Charles Amey WW2 view
Pte Albert Arthur Anderson WW1 R.T.A 13 March 1919 3466 AIF 1st Light Horse Regiment MIddle East 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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