Echuca War Memorial

Details

Location Civic Centre Gardens, Hare Street, Echuca, Campaspe - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A marble statue of a World War One soldier, with arms reversed, standing on a tall column. The column rests on a rectangular pedestal on a six-sided columned plinth on a three-stepped base. At either side of the memorial are honour roll panels containing the names of those from the district who served in the conflicts.

** (WW2) F denotes female

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 16 November 1927 by Brig. General J.K. Forsyth CMG DSO
Inscription

MCMXIV

THE
GLORIOUS
DEAD

Left Side Inscription
THIS MEMORIAL
WAS UNVEILED ON 16TH NOV. 1927
BY
BRIG.-GENERAL J. K. FORSYTH C.M.G. D.S.O.

[Honour Roll Panel]
HONOR ROLL
1914 THE GREAT WAR 1918]
[Names]

1914 THE GREAT WAR 1918
THIS HONOR ROLL
WAS ERECTED BY THE RESIDENTS OF
ECHUCA AND DISTRICT
IN HONOR OF THOSE
WHO FOUGHT AND FELL FOR THE EMPIRE
HON. H. McKENZIE PRES.
HART HICKS HON. SECT.
ECHUCA SOLDIERS MEMORIAL COMMITTEE
[Names]

Back Inscription
MCMXIV

THE
GLORIOUS
DEAD

Right Side Inscription
The Great War.
1914 .1918

THE GREAT WAR. 1914 .1918
ERECTED BY THE PEOPLE OF
ECHUCA AND DISTRICT
IN GRATEFUL REMEMBRANCE OF THOSE
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR
KING AND EMPIRE.

Honour Roll Panel
1939 1972
THOSE WHO SERVED
[Names]

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

HOWARD, Frank Rodney

Service number 436
Sergeant
16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
AIF WW1
Born 14 Mar 1890

WEARNE, Douglas John

Service number 408544
Sergeant
Operational Training Units (RAF)
Royal Air Force
Born 13 Feb 1920

CASEY, James

Service number 1625
Private
38th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 Aug 1888

HOWARD, Ray Septimus

Service number 3556
Sergeant
57th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 13 Feb 1893

MOORHOUSE, Leslie James

Service number OFFICER
Captain
46th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1887

BOTTOMLEY, William John

Service number 7199
Private
21st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jan 1879

MILGATE, Frederick Melancthon

Service number 934
Sergeant
7th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 12 Feb 1889

DOWELL, Ronald William Bruce

Service number 5933
Sergeant
No. 10 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 3 Jun 1918

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