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
Gun Francis Gerald Anderson WW1 R.T.A 27 April 1919 10230 AIF 5th Field Artillery Brigade France view
Pte William Gladstone Andrews WW1 RTA 20 July 1919 AIF 10th/(NSW) General Service France view
Sgt John Charles Apted WW1 R.T.A 5 March 1919 639 AIF Australian General Hospital 2 view
Drv James Robert Ashworth WW1 R.T.A 26 July 1919 15951 AIF Australian Army Service Corps Middle East view
Lt. Albert Charles Askham WW1 Returned to Australia 25 May 1919 AIF 54th Inf. Btn. 6th Reinforcement France view
Pte Charles Joseph Asprey WW1 K.I.A 1 December 1916 321 AIF 5th Machine Gun Battalion Western Front view
Pte Charles Joseph Asprey WWI KIA 1st December, 1916 321 Army Machine Gun Company 8, Reinforcement 14 view
Dvr Alwyn Lionell Astbury WW1 RTA 1 April 1919 11902 Army Field Ambulance 9, Section B France view
Pte Frank Austin WW1 R.T.A 4 July 1919 10653 AIF 24/3rd Divisional Train Gallipoli and France view
Pte Alfred William Ayrton WW1 R.T.A 2 June 1919 3231 AIF 4th Inf. Bat. 11th Reinforcement France 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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