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Location Sulphide & Argent Streets, Broken Hill, Broken Hill Municipality - New South Wales, Australia
Type Monument
Description

A sculptured bronze war memorial entitled "The Bomber" by artist Charles Web Gilbert.

It stands on a cairn of rough cut Harcourt granite and this rests on a platform of three surrounding steps. There are 4 bronze tablets with the names of 365 fallen from the district. The monument reaches a height of 6.4 metres.

Built Charles Web Gilbert
Opened 11 October 1925 by Sír John Monash
Inscription

To the memory of the men of Broken Hill and District who gave their lives in the Great War

1914 - 1918

Their name liveth for evermore

They were a wall unto us both by night and day

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Left Side Inscription
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Back Inscription
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Right Side Inscription
Web Gilbert 1924 Sculptor

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Condition

Good

Names

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ANSPACH, Wolfred Henry

Service number 225
Private
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Apr 1894

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DAY, Charles Edward

Service number 2336
Sapper
3rd Field Company Engineers
AIF WW1

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LANYON, Joseph James

Service number 84
Private
1st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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WESTLEY, James Edward

Service number 4085A
Second Corporal
Born 24 Jul 1883

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JESSOP, Hedley

Service number 5131
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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AYLIFFE, William Hawden

Service number 6537
Corporal
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Jun 1892

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BREWER, Gordon Clarence Murdoch

Service number 558
Private
12th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 Mar 1891

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CLIFT, Walter John

Service number 3787
Private
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 18 Apr 1879

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