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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Side:

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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 Campaign Link
F C Bailey view
Private E W Jones First World War 1914-1918 6760 AIF view
Pte Bernard Jansen WW1 Discharged N84690 Army view
Charles Joseph Connell WW1 view
F Clarke view
2nd Lte George Gordon Clarke WW1 R.T.A 24 August 1918 5790 Australian Flying Corp view
Private Robert John Mc Nulty World War 1 Killed In Action 28 September 1915 235 Army view
Depot Rayworth Hampden Fryer WW1 Discharged Depot Army Did not leave Australia view
J R Rappell WW1 Returned to Australia 21 Dec 1917 Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front view
Pte Leo Bede Connolly WW1 90712 AIF 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
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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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