Gundagai War Memorial

Details

Location Sheridan & Virgil Streets, Gundagai, New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Grey and red obelisk, with names engraved in gold

The trachyte base has a polised panel on each side, and on the western panel is the inscription: 'Erected to the Glory of God and the Honor of Brave Men by a grateful People. Great War 1914 — 1918.'

The Memorial Monument is an imposing structure, weighing over 32 tons

Built Mr. F. Rusconi
Opened 10 November 1928 by Brigadier General Cox
Inscription

Killed in Action

[ Names ]

Erected
To The Glory Of God
And
The Honor Of Brave Men
By A Grateful People.
Great War 1914 – 1918

Left Side Inscription
Enlisted

[ Names ]

In Memory Of Those Who Served From
GUNDAGAI DISTRICT
1939-45 Korean & Vietnam Wars
[ Names ]

Back Inscription
Enlisted

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription
Enlisted

[ Names ]

Inscription in Proximity
This Stone Was Laid
By
Major General C.F Cox D.S.O. V.D.
On
May 24th 1928

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

SWAYSLAND, Clive Charles

Service number NX16332
Corporal
2nd/13th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 26 Mar 1919

HARTSHORN, Ronald Gordon

Service number NX152874
Private
47 Infantry Battalion AMF
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 25 Jun 1923

FULLER, Leonard Graham

Service number 402052
Flying Officer
No. 1 Operational Training Unit (RAAF) Nhill
Bairnsdale
East Sale
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 9 Aug 1918

BACK, Victor Francis

Service number N76150
Captain
2 Garrison Battalion (NSW)
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 17 Aug 1896

MARSHALL, James Percival

Service number 1690
Private
55th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 Apr 1897

LONGMORE, Herbert Milne

Service number 1373
Lance Sergeant
11th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 Apr 1882

HOJEL, Ernest Cecil

Service number 3863
Private
18th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1894

BEEKEN, William Christian

Service number OFFICER
Lieutenant
3rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1 May 1889

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