Manly War Memorial NSW

Details

Location The Corso, Manly, Manly Vale - New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Extract from NSW State Library Memorials Register

The memorial is a polished granite column sitting on a large rectangular base of the same material with six buttresses.

Atop the column is a globe of the world with Australia clearly visible and the word ANZAC engraved on a band circling the globe.

The base contains 9 plaques on which the names of veterans, who have died in the various wars, are engraved and gilded. In addition, there is a series of five bronze relief sculptures depicting various World War 1 and related scenes, an inscription and dolphins, representing Manly's seaside location.

A flagpole stands to the east of the memorial.

A fuller description of the memorial and its history may be found on the Manly Council website.

In August 2016, an additional Vietnam veteran's name was added WO2 R V Lees - Successful search for remains of missing SASR soldier in Vietnam, John Morcombe, Manly Daily, September 9, 2016 2:49pm

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Built Not yet discovered
Opened 14 October 1916
Inscription

Front Inscription
1939 - 1945

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Plaque :

This Field of Remembrance was dedicated by the Council of the Municipality of Manly

To the imperishable memory of those members of the Australian Naval and Military Forces who enlisted from Manly and District and paid the supreme sacrifice during the Great War 1914 - 1918

Lest We Forget

Left Side Inscription
In memory of those gallant men of Manly who in the Great War so gloriously gave their lives for the sake of humanity and justice.

This memorial was erected by the family of Alan David Mitchell the first soldier of Manly to fall.

1916


Back Inscription
Korea Vietnam
1950 - 1953 1963 - 1973

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Afghanistan
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Right Side Inscription
1914 - 1918

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A little one shall become a thousand and a small one a strong nation Isaiah : 60.22

1914 - 1918

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Boer War
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Condition

Good

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Names

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COURTNEY, John Classon

Service number 1006
Lieutenant
No. 4 Squadron
Australian Flying Corps
AIF WW1
Born May 1893

LINKLATER, Kenneth Avenell

Service number 403410
Flying Officer
No. 4 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 3 Oct 1916

MCQUALTER, Malcolm Bruce

Service number 235136
Major
Born 9 Jul 1937

KIDMAN, William John Cyril

Service number 495
Trooper
6th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 1892

FISHER, David John Elkington

Service number 2787344
Private
Born 4 Jun 1946

ROSENTHALL, Arthur Kingston

Service number 50
Private
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance
AIF WW1

GOULD, Hubert Valentine

Service number OFFICER
Major
2nd Field Company Engineers
AIF WW1
Born 15 Feb 1887

MOSELEY, Henry John

Service number NX31563
Private
2nd/30th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 14 May 1914

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