Stockton Soldiers Memorial

Details

Location Mitchell Street, Hereford Street T Intersection, Stockton, Newcastle - New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Sandstone plinth with granite name plates, surmounted by a statue of an Australian Soldier, complete with rifle.

Plaques were added to the memorial in 2013 under a Saluting Their Service Grant to commemorate conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq and peacekeeping operations in Timor.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 25 April 1922 by Lieut Colonel Short
Inscription

Lest We Forget

1914 - 1918

Killed or died om active service
(Names)

This memorial was unveiled by Lt Col C R Short VD on ANZAC Day 25th April, 1922
T Griffiths Pres . J J Williams (Tres)
Mrs J Fairless C C Cody (Hon Secs)

World War II

This monument was erected in memory of the gallant men who enlisted from Stockton and served their country in the Great War (1914 - 1919)

For the honor & integrity of Australia & the British Empire and in defence of freedom

In memory of those who gave their lives in World War II

(Names)

Condition

Good

Names

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HEEPS, Jack Valentine

Service number 3125
Private
1st Pioneer Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 29 Apr 1886

GRIFFITHS, William James

Service number 2566
Private
33rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1 Feb 1885

DALTON, James

Service number 2468
Sergeant
2nd Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 25 May 1883

OLDHAM, Walter Herbert

Service number 8091
Lieutenant
56th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1894

CALLEN, Vincent Charles

Service number COMMI...
Lieutenant
34th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1889

FAIRLESS, Charles Clifford

Service number 4183
Corporal
45th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
AIF WW1
Born 11 Apr 1897

DOHERTY, Thomas Patrick

Service number 6980
Private
4th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Feb 1885

SCOBIE, Ralph Sylvester

Service number N7916
Major
WW2 Light Horse Derived Units - Motor Regiments / Machine Gun Regiments /Armoured Car Regiments
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 17 Jan 1900

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