Waverley Soldiers' Memorial 1914 - 1918



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.



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 Eric Gregory Ayrton WW1 RTA 2 January 1919 6030 Army 17/20th Battalion France view
Lt Raymond Alrager Ayrton WW1 R.T.A June 1919 11291 AIF 14/Field Artillery Brigade France view
Spr Alfred James Baber WW1 R.T.A 24 December 1918 13746 AIF Army Medical Corp France view
Sapper Albert Victor Bailey WW1 RTA 1/8/19 6936 Army Signal Troop 2, Reinforcement 15 France view
F C Bailey view
Sgt John Bailey WW1 Returned to Australia 8 October 1915 1286 Army G Company/3rd Battalion Egypt, Gallipoli view
Pte. Joseph Bailey WW1 R.T.A 8 August 1918 291 AIF 3rd Inf Btn. "B" Company France view
Sap Stephen Robert Bailey WW1 R.T.A 4 March 1919 21446 Australian Flying Corp 1st-4th Signal Troop Egypt view
Pte Michael James Bailey WW1 K.I.A 8 August 1918 255 AIF 15th Battalion Gallipoli view
Pte Henry James Bailey WW1 Medical Discharge 12-9-1919 3767 AIF 20th Battalion France view
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
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Dedication date: 
1918-12-15 00:00:00.0
Dedication date
15 December 1918
World War 1
Korea, 1950-1953
Vietnam, 1962-1975

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