Wilberforce District Memorial and Park

Description

The Memorial is made up of a white stone obelisk with the impression of crossed rifles at the top, it is surrounded by a round black iron picket fence. The names are imprinted in black on white marble. Next to the obelisk is a white flag pole.

Also this memorial was origionally the Ebenezer war memorial but with council area boundries changing it became Wilberforce

Inscription

Erected to perpetuate the memory of
the men from Wilberforce and distrcit who took part in
The Great War
1914 -1919 Peace with Victory
World War II
1939 - 1945
Korea
1950 -1953
Vietnam
1965 - 1972

The Empire called and they answered from Wilberforce.

Wilberforce Park
In honour of the men and women of Wilberforce District who served in the force of freedom in World War II 1939-1945

Unveiled by Cr. H. C. Matheson, 19th August 1947, president of Colo Shire.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Pte J Anderson World War 1 view
C Argent World War 2 view
R Argent World War 2 view
W Armstrong World War 2 view
H G Arnold World War 2 view
G D Arnold World War 2 view
C Aylett World War 2 view
Pte T Balcombe World War 1 view
B Ballard World War 2 view
T Banks World War 2 view
Address
Macquarie Rd ,between Duke Rd and Church Rd
Wilberforce NSW 2756
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Ms Jane Williamson and Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
1918
Established Date format: 
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