Austinmer War Memorial

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Location Lawrence Hargrave Drive, Austinmer, Wollongong - New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The unveiling ceremony of the Austinmer Soldiers' Memorial was carried out on Thursday of last week, under ideal weather conditions before a gathering of about 500 people. The beach presented a pleasing spectacle and flags were flown in abundance in honour of the occasion. Mr. George Cram, president of the Memorial Committee outlined the history of the memorial movement, which started 12 months ago. M. Cram then called upon Mrs. Cheadle to unveil the memorial, and , amidst profound silence the Union Jack fell from the memorial.
Illawarra Mercury (Wollongong, NSW), 3 February 1922.

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Built Not yet discovered
Opened 26 January 1922 by Mrs. Cheadle
Inscription

Austinmer War Memorial

Their name liveth for evermore

Erected by people of Austinmer

In grateful memory of those who served in the Great War

1914 - 1918

Also in memory of those who served in
1939 - 1945 War
Korean & Vietnam Wars

Unveiled by Mrs. S. Cheadle

26th January 1922

Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]

Back Inscription
Killed in action

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]

This stone was laid by Mrs. D. Dodds and records placed by Mrs. J. Bell

22nd Jan 1922

Inscription in Proximity
Lest We Forget

Condition

Good

The war memorial underwent renovations to coincide with its 100 years anniversary in 2022

Names

Showing 1 person of interest from memorial

CHEADLE, George

Service number 2732
Private
3rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 Jul 1897

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