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
Driver A G Bell Second World War, 1939–45 NX1862 Australian Army 6th Div Aust Army Serv Corps view
Corporal H I Bennett Second World War, 1939–45 NX128846 (N770) Australian Army 31/51 Aust Infantry Battalion view
Private W Bennett First World War, 1914–18 4253 Australian Army - First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) 32nd Battalion view
Staff Sergeant J Berry Second World War, 1939–45 NX161127 (N164529) Australian Army 19th Heavy A A Battery view
Private A R Bignall Second World War, 1939–45 NX106641 (N162503) Australian Army 2nd Ambulance Training view
Corporal S C Bignall Second World War, 1939–45 NX144263 (N126062) Australian Army 133rd Anti Aircraft Battery view
Craftsman N J Bilsborough Second World War, 1939–45 NX13341 Australian Army 2/1 Tank Attack Regiment view
T Birmingham First World War, 1914–18 view
Private A J Brady Second World War, 1939–45 NX190974 (N1137) Australian Army 20th Works Company view
Private G H Brand Second World War, 1939–45 NX133698 (N303756) Australian Army 2/30th Aust Supply Dep Plat 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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