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 Alfred George Bashford WW1, Medical discharge 11 June 1916 746 AIF 20th Battalion Nil view
Pte John Duvall Bashford WW1 R.T.A 12 May 1918 2037 AIF 3/20th Battalion Western Front view
Driver Harold Ormonde Bastian WW1 Discharged 14-8-1919 9820 Army 9th Field Company Engineers France view
Pte Joseph Bates WW1 K.I.A 11 April 1917 5040 AIF 1st Inf. Btn. 16 Reinforcement Western Front view
L/Cpl Robert William Bates WW1 R.T.A 8 April 1919 5595 Army 4th Divisional Train No.1 Company Western Front view
Sgt Benjamin Bathurst WW1 R.T.A 19 June 1919 844 AIF 4 Batt,"H" Company France view
B C Batt WW2 view
2nd Lte Wilford Batten WW1 R.T.A 23 March 1919 128 AIF 1st Field Company Engrs France view
Pte Harry Patrick Beacom WW1 RTA 1 April 1919 2759 AIF 3rd Pioneer Batt, Rein 5 France view
Capt Maj John Willoughby Bean WW1 Appoinment Terminated 20 February 1919 AIF 3 Battalion,HQ Gallipoli 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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