Wentworth War Memorial

Description

White marble statue of an Australian First World War soldier atop a granite plinth engraved with the names of those who gave their lives during the First World War.

The Memorial was unveiled in 1922 by Major General ('Fighting Charlie') Cox,
commander of the 1st Australian Light Horse Brigade.

Inscription

'Erected to the memory of
those who enlisted in the Great War
1914 - 1918
and the following who made the supreme sacrifice.'

'Unveiled on 11-11-1922 by
Major General C. F. Cox
C.B., C.M.G., D.S.O., V.D.,
Senator for N.S.W.'

Small plaque at base reads:
'In memory of the fallen
and the
Unknown Australian Soldier
75th Anniversary of
Remembrance Day
11.11.1993'

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
J Baker World War 1 KIA view
A L Ballantyne World War 1 KIA view
R N Duncan World War 1 KIA view
L W Edwards World War 1 KIA view
S R Fretwell World War 1 KIA view
F Gorman World War 1 KIA view
A Grieve World War 1 KIA view
G W Heathcote World War 1 KIA view
R J Heathcote World War 1 KIA view
T R Hogarth World War 1 KIA view
Address
Cnr. Sandwych and Darling Streets
Wentworth NSW 2648
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Mr David Roden, NSW Premiers Dept.
Established date
1922
Dedication date
1922-11-11 00:00:00.0

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