Burnie War Memorial

Details

Location Burnie Park, Bass Highway & West Park Grove, Burnie, Tasmania, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Grey granite obelisk on black large stone base

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 17 February 1924
Inscription

[ Names ]

To the memory of a great company of young men belonging to this District who fighting in defence of the Empire laid down their lives in the Great War 1914 - 1918.

The citizend of the Emu Bay Municipality erect this stone of remembrance A.D. 1923.

"Their name liveth for evermore

Note : the “Tasmanian War Memorials Data Base” , compiled by Fred Thornett which is located at the State Library of Tasmania, contains a comprehensive listing of the names on this monument.

Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]
Back Inscription
[ Names ]
Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

CHATWIN, William Raymond

Service number 3583
Corporal
15th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Apr 1897

GLOVER, Roy Cecil

Service number 3142
Private
52nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 25 Apr 1893

RIGGS, Robert Wilfroy

Service number 6593
Private
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1889

HODGETTS, Hector Lachlan

Service number 7580
Private
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jul 1890

GABY, Alfred Edward

Service number 4053
Lieutenant
28th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 25 Jan 1892

TOWNSEND, Lionel George

Service number 295
Corporal
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Aug 1889

WESTBROOK, Victor Gordon

Service number 741
Private
40th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1894

BALDOCK, Walter John

Service number 6971
Private
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 29 Jul 1890

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