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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

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

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JAMES, Tudor

Service number 826
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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SPROTT, John

Service number 1418
Lieutenant
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 28 Oct 1893

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ROWE, Rowland

Service number 1209
Private
16th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 Mar 1891

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REES, Harry

Service number 3752
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 Dec 1892

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MAY, Stanley Garnet

Service number 5031
Private
43rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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HOOKER, Claude

Service number 1947
Private
16th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1 Aug 1890

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CALLARD, James Emanuel

Service number 1641
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Aug 1894

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CULLEN, George Frederick

Service number 463
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 12 Jun 1896

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