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Warilla RSL Sub-Branch Cenotaph

Warilla RSL Sub-Branch Cenotaph
Warilla RSL sub-Branch Cenotaph
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Description / Background

The Warilla RSL sub-Branch Cenotaph is a rectangular granite monument, set within a memorial garden. Attached to the sides of the cenotaph are several plaques, bearing dedications and the names and dates of conflicts in which Australia has been involved. 

The garden also includes a flagpole and a columbarium, containing the ashes of local returned servicemen and servicewomen. It is these names that are included in the veterans table below. Other names related to this memorial are listed on Shellharbour City Museum's website

The cenotaph stands outside the sub-Branch building. Inside, there is a display of military memorabilia.


Cenotaph - plaque 1

In memory

of those who served

their country


Cenotaph - plaque 2


Cenotaph - plaque 3


Cenotaph - plaque 4


Cenotaph - plaque 5


Cenotaph - plaque 6

Lest we forget

They fought and died

That we might live

Warilla RSL Sub-Branch

This Cenotaph and memorial garden plaque was unveiled by Lieut Comm WP James DSC, Royal Australian Navy, in commemoration of ANZAC and in remembrance of departed comrades of the Warilla RSL Sub-Branch on 20 April 1975.

‘Lest We Forget’

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
LAC G C Baker World War 2 RAAF view
Sgt George T H Barker World War 2 view
Cpl Patrick J Barnewall World War 2 view
Pte Alfred T Bexley World War 2 view
Stoker 1St Class Harold J Bingham World War 2 RAN view
Sgt Ernest R Bishop World War 2 RAF view
Drv Albert G Bobin World War 2 view
Cpl Charles H Bourne World War 1 AIF view
Drv John E Bramston World War 2 AIF view
LAC Alexander G Brown World War 2 RAAF view

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Warilla RSL sub-Branch
70 Queen Street
Lake Illawarra NSW 2528
Local Government Area
Shellharbour, City of
Building – outside
Memorial type
Recorded by
Shellharbour City Council. Lake Illawarra High School.
Year of construction
Dedication date
20 April 1975
First World War, 1914–18
Second World War, 1939–45
Korean War, 1950–53
Vietnam War, 1962–75