Uniting War Memorial Operating Theatre Wing, Waverley

Operating Theatre Wing plaque on wallOperating Theatre Wing plaque, frontal viewOperating Theatre Wing plaque, angled view from below
Description

The plaque is an honour roll and dedicates the Operating Theatre Wing of the Uniting War Memorial Hospital to individuals who served in the First World War, particularly to "the boys of the 21st [and] 22nd Battalions of the Waverley-Woollahra Senior Cadets who returned not". It is located at the entrance to the building on the right-hand side pillar.

The Edina building is surrounded by numerous hospital buildings, a garden/park facing directly opposite the building, as well as areas of conglomeration between the elderly and workers.

The War Memorial Hospital is a large collection of buildings, situated between Birrel St and Bronte Rd. The hospital is operated by the Uniting Church.

Materials
  • Brass
Inscription

The
Operating Theatre Wing
of this Hospital
is dedicated to the honored memory
of

[list of names]

and the Boys of the 21st & 22nd Battalions
Waverley-Woollahra Senior Cadets
who returned not from the great crusade

1914 - 1918

On Fame's eternal Camping Ground
Their silent Tents are spread

And Glory Guards with solemn round
The Bivouac of the Dead

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Cpt Robert (William Robert) Aspinall World War 1 KIA 20.07.1917 AAMC Ypres, Belgium view
Pte Lance Begg World War 1 DOD 11.05.1915 45 Vetereny sect Egypt, Gallipoli view
Pte Syd Bell World War 1 KIA 20.07.1916 3760 AIF 19th Btn Fromelles, France view
Pte Will Brook World War 1 view
Cpt Norman Broughton World War 1 view
Lieut Stan Callaghan World War 1 view
Sgt Dick Capel World War 1 DOW 06.04.1918 19052 AIF 7th Field artil Mericourt, France view
Cpt Frank Coen World War 1 KIA 28.07.1916 AIF 19th Btn Pozieres, Somme Sector, France view
Sgt Ray Colwell World War 1 KIA 07.06.1917 2634 AIF 45th Btn Messines, Belgium view
Lieut A Consett-Stephen World War 1 view
Address
Uniting War Memorial Hospital
125 Birrell Street
Waverley NSW 2024
Local Government Area
  • Waverley, Municipality of
Location status
Original location
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
  • Public building
Recorded by
EthanD123; Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
1919
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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