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
Sgt Sydney George Beaver WW1 RTA 9 January 1920 13202 AIF Auxiliary Mechanical Transport Company 2, Section 1 France view
Sgt Clark McMillan McMillam Beddie WW1 Discharged 1 June 1919 3237A AIF 53 Battalion France view
Pte. William James Beddie WW1 R.T.A 23 July 1919 58530 AIF General Reinforcements NSW France view
Pte Wilfred John Bedford WW1 R.T.A 3 July 1919 7698 AIF 4th Battalion, 26th Reinforcement view
Sgt Alfred Samuel Bedingfeld WW1 R.T.A 8 April 1918 7662 AIF Wireless Signal Troop Pack 1 Egypt, England view
Pte Norman Bedingfeld WW1 R.T.A 6 May 1919 2587 AIF Special Draft 2 France view
Sap Richard Henry Bedingfeld WW1 Discharged 13 September 1917 14267 AIF 1st Australian Wireless Squadron view
Pte Thomas George Bedingfeld WW1 R.T.A 29 January 1919 3033 AIF 22/6th Light Horse Regiment Egypt view
Gnr Henry Leslie Beeson WW1 K.I.A 11 April 1917 18636 AIF 7/Field Artillery Brigade, Battery 26 Western Front view
Gnr Charles Beeson WW1 R.T.A 29 September 1917 3260 AIF 11/1st Battalion Western Front 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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