Numurkah and District War Memorial

Details

Location Tocumwal Road & Saxton Street, Numurkah, Moira - Victoria, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Grey granite obelisk on a 3-stepped granite base and is topped by a marble Winged Victory female statue. In front of the monument and at its base is a white marble statue of a World War One soldier holding a bronze rifle in the arms reversed position. The statue is supported by a representation of a rock.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 16 November 1929 by Pompy Elliott
Inscription

Erected By The Residents of
NUMURKAH AND DISTRICT
To The Memory Of Those
Who Paid The Supreme Sacrifice
And In Honour Of
Those Who Served In The
GREAT WAR 1914 - 1919

[ Names ]

"Deep Graved In Every British Heart
O Never Let Their Names Depart."

[ Names ]

Back Inscription
Service Women 1939 - 1945
[ Names ]

Additional Service Personnel Not Previously Mentioned

Boer War
[ Names ]

WW1
[ Names ]

WW2
[ Names ]

Vietnam
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Sudan South Africa (Boer War)
1885 1899 - 1902

China (Boxer Rebellion) First World War
1900 - 1901 1914 - 1918

North Russia Relief Force Second World War
1918 - 1919 1939 - 1945

Occupation of Japan Korean War
1946 - 1952 1950 - 1953

Malayan Emergency Vietnam War
1950 - 1960 1962 - 1975

Indonesian Confrontation First Gulf War
1963 - 1966 1990 - 1991

Afghanistan Second Gulf War
2001 - 2013 2003 - 2009

Peacekeeping
1947 - Present

Right Side Inscription
Erected By The Residents of
NUMURKAH AND DISTRICT
To The Memory Of Those
Who Paid The Supreme Sacrifice
And In Honour Of
Those Who Served In The
2nd WORLD WAR 1939 -1945
AND THE VIETNAM WAR

[ Names ]

"Deep Graved In Every British Heart
O Never Let Their Names Depart."

[ Names ]

Plaque :

This Memorial Was Updated In The
Centenary Year Of Settlement Of
The Numurkah District 1975

Condition

Good

Names

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COPE, Arthur Lindsay

Service number 236
Lieutenant
21st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Oct 1890

GREEN, Henry George

Service number 2198
Private
46th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1892

CAYGILL, Leonard Mood

Service number 15422
Sapper
8th Field Company Engineers
AIF WW1
Born Aug 1897

GRAY, John Adam

Service number VX35128
Gunner
2nd/4th Anti Tank aka Tank Attack Regiment
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 4 Oct 1917

TWEDDLE, Charles Joseph

Service number VX46297
Private
2nd/22nd Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 18 Feb 1916

SHARP, James

Service number VX35137
Private
2nd/2nd Motor Ambulance Convoy
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 6 May 1919

POTTENGER, James Gordon

Service number 1653
Private
37th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jan 1894

BRITTAIN, Edward Victor Coxon

Service number 3024
Private
4th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1893

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