Latrobe War Memorial

Details

Location Gilbert Street, Latrobe, Tasmania, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The base consists of three freestone steps, surmounted by grey granite, and then red Australian granite, the four sides polished, and the names, some 270 in number, inscribed, the whole crowned with a figure of an Australian Digger, special design, in Australian white marble.

Built Messrs. W. Train and Co (Melbourne)
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

The Great War
1914 - 1918.

For God and King and Country

These died
[ Names ]

"Lest We Forget,"

Dedicated to all military personnel who served our country in the
Gulf War 1990 - 1991
Iraq War 2003 - 2008
Afghanistan 2001 -
And peace-keeping efforts worldwide since 1947

Erected by voluntary donations from the residents of the Latrobe municipality
A. H. ILES , Warden. 1922.

1939 - 1945 Fallen Comrades Lest We Forget. They gave their lives for King and country

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

DOUGLAS, Hugh Peter

Service number VX23958
Private
2nd/22nd Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 24 Apr 1920

MARTIN, Charles Richard

Service number 3197
Private
37th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

APPLEBY, William Walton

Service number 334
Private
51st Infantry Battalion (WW1)
AIF WW1
Born 17 Apr 1887

PARKER, Allan Wilfred

Service number 402
Private
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1890

RILEY, Robert Edward

Service number 946
Private
26th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Oct 1894

THORNTON, Frank Edgar

Service number VX27908
Private
2nd/22nd Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 23 Jul 1912

NICHOLAS, Percival Dixon

Service number 264
Captain
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Oct 1892

ILES, Gordon Henry

Service number 3604
Bombardier
10th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 1895

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