Guildford War Memorial

Details

Location Stirling Square, Meadow Street, Guildford, Swan - Western Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The memorial is a stone block obelisk on a two-tiered base situated in the centre of a grassed area. Veterans names are engraved on all four faces of the obelisk as well as on the base.

"The memorial which was erected in memory of the soldiers from the district and those who had fallen was unveiled by the Governor of Western Australia on the 6th November 1920 with the dedication being performed by Archbishop Riley. At the unveiling ceremony, the Mayor of Guildford stated that 73 men had paid the supreme sacrifice. After the unveiling ceremony, the Mayor asked relatives of the fallen to place wreaths on the memorial."
Western Mail (Perth), 11th November 1920

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Built P Porcelli, Sculptor
Opened 6 November 1920 by Governor of Western Australia
Inscription

IN HONOUR
OF THE MEN WHO DID THEIR DUTY
AT THEIR COUNTRY'S CALL
AND
IN MEMORY OF
THE MEN WHO LAID DOWN THEIR LIVEDS
FOR HONOUR FREEDOM AND JUSTICE
WITH THE AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCES
IN THE GREAT WAR
1914 - 1919
"THEIR NAME LIVETH FOR EVERMORE"

ERECTED BY
THE CITIZENS OF GUILDFORD

P Porcelli Sculptor

Plaque :

In memory of the fallen and the Unknown Australian Soldier
75th Anniversary of Remembrance Day
11. 11. 93

The Fallen
(Names)

World War II 1939 - 1945
(Names)

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

DAVIES, Harold George

Service number 4794
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Dec 1894

HARPER, Wilfred Lukin

Service number 114
Trooper
10th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 1890

DEAN, Alexander

Service number 3290
Private
46th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 7 Apr 1895

STEWART, Charles Douglas

Service number 1660
Lance Corporal
28th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

SOUTHERN, Harold Alfred

Service number OFFICER
Captain
16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
AIF WW1
Born 26 Oct 1889

WILSON, Merle Carr

Service number 2759A
Private
51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)
AIF WW1
Born Jul 1898

DEMASSON, Hubert Peter

Service number 6501
Private
16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
AIF WW1
Born 1880

MASTERS, Reginald William

Service number 2437
Corporal
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Oct 1897

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