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This war memorial is a large bushrock, with three bronze plaques attached. The middle plaque is inscribed with an honour roll of those who served in the First World War. There are 14 veterans on the roll, all of whom died and were buried in the Third Quarantine Cemetery at North Head in Manly, NSW.
Listed below are 14 casualties of the 1914–1918 war who are buried in this cemetery and whose graves are no longer able to be identified.
These casualties have been officially commemorated by the Office of Australian War Graves in the NSW Garden of Remembrance, at the Rookwood Necropolis, Sydney.
This memorial was unveiled by Mr Rusty Priest AM State President the Returned & Services League of Australia New South Wales Branch - 22nd November 1997
The Third Quarantine Station Cemetery, North Head
This is the third and final cemetery used at the North Head Quarantine Station. It opened in 1881, for the burial of victims of Sydney's smallpox epidemic.
From 1881 to 1925 there were approximately 241 people buried here, nearly all of them victims of infectious diseases. These people included Sydney residents, immigrants, travellers, ships crews, returning servicemen and quarantine staff.
This monument commemorates 14 casualties of the First World War who are buried in this cemetery.