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 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
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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