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 Frank Leighton WW1 DOW 25 Sept 1915 34l AIF 3rd Battalion, B Company view
Private Jack Thomas Neugent Kinchington First World War, 1914-1918 KIA 2707A AIF 49th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement Belgium view
Pte Paul Leslie Vincent WW1 Returned To Australia 10 June 1919 3902 Army 8th Infantry Brig 30th Inf. Battalion 9 R view
(illegible) W G Jeffery view
A Kingsbury view
A Dobinson view
A Charlesworth view
A Mead view
A Smith view
A Fullwood 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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