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Paddington War Memorial

Paddington War Memorial
Paddington War Memorial
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Description / Background

A single granite monolith set on three granite steps. The base of the monument has been squared with the names engraved and gilded on three of the four polished granite sides. The memorial was opened by the Governor of NSW Sir Walter Davidson on 21 November 1922.

The memorial is now located outside the Victoria Barracks on Oxford Street.

Note: AWM records show that AA Fitzhenry returned to Australia in February 1919 and was discharged medically unfit in April 1919. AWM records show only V Hayden as returning to Australia in January 1920AWM records have no J R Leneham as being killed.


Side 1:

For King and Country

In honor of the Paddington men who fought and in loving memory of those who fell during the Great War 1914-1918.

Erected by the citizens of Paddington.


Side 2:

Their duty done


Side 3:

Greater love hath no man


Veterans listed on this memorial

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
M E Allen World War 1 view
F W Ashton World War 1 view
R W Bell World War 1 view
Lance Sergeant C F R Bosward First World War, 1914–18 958 Australian Army - First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) Gallipoli 1915 view
H Bowes World War 1 view
B P Broderick World War 1 view
H F Brown World War 1 view
R H Bryant World War 1 view
W D Buchan World War 1 view
R B Burgh World War 1 view

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Victoria Barracks
10 Oxford Street
Paddington NSW 2021
Local Government Area
Sydney, City of
Memorial type
Recorded by
David Roden. Peter Levarre-Waters.
Dedication date
19 November 1922
First World War, 1914–18