Mount Hawthorn War Memorial

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Location Axford Park, Scarborough Beach Road & Hobart Street, Mount Hawthorn, Vincent - Western Australia, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Black Granite Obelisk

Built Not yet discovered
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

In lasting memory of the men and women of all services who gave so much to preserve our land and freedom.

Lest We Forget

Erected in the year 2001 by the Town of Vincent with grateful thanks from the Mount Hawthorn R.S.L. Sub-Branch

Back Inscription
Honour Roll - WWI

In grateful memory of the following City of Vincent residents who served their country in World War One

[ Names ]

We will remember them

Plaque :

A special acknowledgement to the following resident of Mount Hawthorn after whom this park is named

Thomas Leslie Axford VC, MM 3399

Axford was awarded the Victoria Cross, Australia`s highest military honour, for his acts of bravery in WWI during the Battle of Hamel, July 1918. This followed an earlier award of the Military Medal for his "acts of gallantry and devotion to duty under fire" awarded in July 1918.

Condition

Good

Names

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SAUNDERS, James

Service number 1775
Private
28th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born May 1870

HISLOP, James

Service number 5456
Private
28th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Sep 1893

CUSACK, Bernard

Service number 3433
Private
16th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
AIF WW1
Born 30 Apr 1897

AXFORD, Thomas Leslie

Service number W18283
Sergeant
Headquarters Staff
AIF WW1
Born 18 Jun 1894

FORRESTER, Robert George Newcombe

Service number W30858
Sergeant
19 Garrison Battalion (WA)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 20 Jun 1893

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