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Location Burwood Park, Burwood Road, Burwood, New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Sandstone arch at the entrance to Burwood Park which was originally erected to commemorate those who served in World War One. The arch is faced with granite name plaques, listing in gilt lettering, those who served in the First World War together with their comrades who paid the supreme sacrifice.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 11 November 1922
Inscription

THANKS BE UNTO GOD WHO GAVE US THE VICTORY

(Front Left)

These Men Gave Their Lives For King and Empire.
The Souls Of The Righteous And In The Hand Of God
[ Names ]
Plaque:
Erected By
The Citizens Of Burwood
In Grateful Memory Of Those Who Served
In The Great War 1914 - 1918
This Stone Was Laid By The Mayor
Ald. J P Whipp
On 11th November 1922

(Front Right)
These Also Served Willingly For King And Empire
[ Names ]
Plaque :
This Memorial Was Unveiled
By
His Excellency Lord Forster
Governor General Of Australia
On ANZAC Day 25th April 1923.
G S Blair, Mayor.

Left Side Inscription
N.Z WARS
SUDAN
BOER WAR
WORLD WAR 1
WORLD WAR 11

These Also Served Willingly For King And Empire
[ Names ]

These Also Served Willingly For KingAand Empire
[ Names ]

1914 - 1919

KOREA
MALAYA
BORNEO
VIETNAM

These Also Served Willingly For King And Empire
[ Names ]

Condition

Good

Names

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BILBEY, William Henry

Service number 598
Sergeant
4th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1882

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DEMPSEY, John

Service number CHAPLAIN
Captain (Chaplain 4th Class AIF)
Australian Army Chaplains' Department
AIF WW1
Born 2 Jun 1881

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LEANE, Allan Edwin

Service number 2141
Captain
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 May 1894

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MILLER, Charles

Service number 1044
Private
20th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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BAXTER, David Lyle

Service number 5334
Private
5th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jan 1889

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HAMPSON, James Thomas

Service number 4503
Second Lieutenant
19th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Aug 1894

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OWEN, Charles

Service number 3160
Corporal
2nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1890

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WHAITES, Oswald Learman

Service number 1006
Private
2nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1894

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