Manly Third Quarantine Cemetery First World War Honour Roll

Manly Third Quarantine Cemetery First World War Honour Roll, bushrock memorialManly Third Quarantine Cemetery First World War Honour RollManly Third Quarantine Cemetery First World War Honour Roll, unveiling plaqueManly Third Quarantine Cemetery First World War Honour Roll, history plaque

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. 


Honour roll

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.

Unveiling plaque

This memorial was unveiled by Mr Rusty Priest AM State President the Returned & Services League of Australia New South Wales Branch - 22nd November 1997

History plaque

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. 

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Read more
Petty Officer A Davies World War 1 21/06/1919 view
Private A E Brown World War 1 14/12/1918 view
Private G W Ridley World War 1 25/11/1918 view
Private H McKay World War 1 25/11/1918 view
Private H F Hicks World War 1 30/11/1918 view
Private I M Cahill World War 1 27/11/1918 view
S/Sergeant J Stock World War 1 6/12/1918 view
Private J H Pethbrick World War 1 25/11/1918 view
Private P Chirvin MM World War 1 16/04/1919 view
S/Sergeant P G Edwards World War 1 1/12/1918 view

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80 North Head Scenic Drive
Manly NSW 2095
Local Government Area
  • Northern Beaches Council
  • Garden/park
Location status
Original location
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
  • Stone/bushrock
Recorded by
Chris Ballantine
Year of construction
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date
22 November 1997
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Bronze
  • Other stone