Wahroonga Great War Memorial

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Description

The Wahroonga Great War Memorial is a stone pillar, positioned on raised platform that is accessed by four stone steps. There are honour roll tablets set into each of the four faces of the memorial. A laurel wreath is carved onto the front face, directly above the tablet for those who died in service. The remaining tablets list the names of veterans by their year of enlistment.

The memorial was unveiled by the Prime Minister of Australia, Mr Stanley Melbourne Bruce, on 28 February 1925. It is located in the Sir John Northcott Garden, adjacent to Wahroonga railway station. 

Inscription

Top of each side of monument

The Great War
1914–1918

Dedication plaque

Unveiled on the 28th February 1925 by the Rt Hon S M Bruce, PC, MC, Prime Minister of Australia.

Front tablet

In memory of those who gave their lives in the Great War 1914–1918.
[Names]

Other tablets

Enlisted [Year]
[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit at embarkation Campaign Read more
D Adamson World War 1 view
E B Allen World War 1 view
W P C Andrew World War 1 view
A H Arford World War 1 DOS view
Private C Asher-Smith World War 1 DOS 6653 Australian Army 20th Battalion (Infantry) view
V C Austin World War 1 view
Lt W G Balcombe World War 1 view
J Barrow World War 1 view
Lt H S Bartlett World War 1 view
T P Bawden World War 1 view

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Address
Sir John Northcott Garden
Illoura and Millewa Avenues
Wahroonga NSW 2076
Australia
Local Government Area
  • Ku-ring-gai Council
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Column/pillar
Recorded by
Ku-ring-gai Council. David Roden. Peter Levarre-Waters.
Year of construction
1925
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date
28 February 1925
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18