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Lambton Park Memorial Gates

Lambton Park Memorial Gates
Lambton Park Memorial Gates -new bronze kangaroos added Apr 17
Lambton Park Memorial Gates
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Description / Background

Stone ceremonial gates on the western side of Lambton Park, opposite Peason Street. Honour roll plaques are on the front faces of each pillar. 

Media coverage: Lambton New Lambton Local, Issue 37, Lambton, NSW, May 2017. 

"Kangaroos take pride of place at Great War gates.

Two bronze kangaroos, each weighing 60 kilograms, have been restored to their former glory atop the Lambton Park war memorial gates ... A special dedication ceremony for the new kangaroos was held during the service held at the memorial gates by the Lambton–New Lambton RSL Sub Branch on ANZAC Day."


Foundation stone

This foundation stone was laid by the Hon. J. Estell M.P. on the 19th October 1918 C.E. Hardy Esq J.P., Mayor.

Base of pillar

Erected by the citizens of Lambton to perpetuate the memory of the men of the district who fought in the World's Greatest War 1914 - 1918. Eric G Yeomans Esq., Hon Architect.

Base of pillar

Edward Charlton J.P., Mayor 1916-18. Inaugurator of the movement to erect these gates.

Base of pillar

Thomas Croudace, Mayor 1884-5. Founder of this park.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
D Adamson World War 1 view
W Allinson World War 1 view
V J Allsop World War 1 view
E J Amour World War 1 view
J V Amour World War 1 view
A G Atkinson World War 1 view
P G Atkinson World War 1 view
B Avery World War 1 view
J B Baird World War 1 view
G H Banfield World War 1 view

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Lambton Park
Morehead Street
Lambton NSW 2299
Local Government Area
Newcastle, City of
Memorial type
Recorded by
Mr Robert McLardy
Year of construction
First World War, 1914–18