Manilla General Cemetery Wall of Remembrance

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Description

The 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 octagonal pillar 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 as part of honour rolls or on individual plaques. A number of those listed are buried in the cemetery.

Inscription

Main wall, centre, plaque

Wall of Remembrance

Their name liveth for evermore

Main wall, far left side, plaque

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

Main wall, left side, plaque

1914-18
[Names]

Main wall, right side, three plaques

1939-45
[Names]

Pillar

TO THOSE WHO SERVED

LEST WE FORGET

Right wall, four plaques

1939-45
[Names]

Right wall, plaque

OTHER SERVICE
[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Sergeant C B Dowe First World War, 1914–18 69 Australian Army - First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) 1st Field Art Brigade view
H V Dowe First World War, 1914–18 view
Corporal J B Dowe Second World War, 1939–45 NX30267 Australian Army 2/107 General Transport Coy view
G Downie Second World War, 1939–45 view
J L Dugan First World War, 1914–18 view
Corporal H S Dunkley Second World War, 1939–45 62781 Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) 340th Radar Station view
Lieutenant A A Duprez First World War, 1914–18 4362 Australian Army - First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) 55th Battalion view
Sergeant V T Egan Second World War, 1939–45 34673 Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) 1st Tact Air Force Tr Unit view
Gunner G H Ewen Second World War, 1939–45 N168970 Australian Army Torres Strait C A view
I Ferguson Second World War, 1939–45 view

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Address
Manilla General Cemetery
Namoi River Road
Manilla NSW 2346
Australia
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