Manilla Wall of Remembrance

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Description

The Manilla Wall of Remembrance is the focal point of a commemorative area located in the centre of the Manilla General Cemetery. The wall is built of brick and painted red. There is an cctagonal column in front of it, covered in brown tiles. There are also two additional brick walls on either side of the main wall. The area is paved with bricks and bordered by shrubs.

The main and right side walls have multiple metal plaques attached, commemorating servicepeople from the First and Second World Wars, Korea, Malaya, Vietnam and "other service". Names are listed on honour rolls or individual plaques. A number of those listed are buried in the cemetery.

Inscription

Main wall

Plaque - centre

Wall of Remembrance

Their name liveth for evermore

Honour roll plaque - far left side

1914-18
[Names]
KOREA
MALAYA
VIETNAM
[Names]

Honour roll plaque - left side

1914-18
[Names]

Honour roll plaques - right side

1939-45
[Names]

1939-45
[Names]

1939-45
[Names]

Column

TO THOSE WHO SERVED

LEST WE FORGET

Right wall

Honour roll plaques

1939-45
[Names]

1939-45
[Names]

1939-45
[Names]

1939-45
[Names]

OTHER SERVICE
[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Leading Aircraftman C B Abberfield Second World War, 1939–45 168085 Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) 3rd Recovery Depot view
Signalman H W Abberfield Second World War, 1939–45 NX94867 Australian Army 18th Line of Command Sign view
Leading Aircraftman K Abberfield Second World War, 1939–45 133888 Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) 4th Airfield Const Squadron view
Sapper N Abberfield Second World War, 1939–45 N163511 Australian Army 12th Aust Army Trans Coy view
Leading Aircraftman P M Abberfield Second World War, 1939–45 168093 Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) East Area HQ Bradfield Park view
Driver A Abberfield First World War, 1914–18 3554 Australian Army - First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) 2nd Mach Gun Squadron view
C H Abberfield First World War, 1914–18 view
Private D Abberfield Second World War, 1939–45 N163510 Australian Army 103 Tank A Regiment view
G E Abberfield Second World War, 1939–45 view
I D Allen Second World War, 1939–45 view
Address
Manilla General Cemetery,
Namoi River Road,
Manilla NSW 2346
Local Government Area
  • Tamworth Regional Council
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Wall
Recorded by
Graham Wilson OAM
Established Date format: 
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Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75

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