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Details

Location Paynes Crossing Road, Broke, Singleton - New South Wales, Australia
Type buildings
Description

Small Shelter

The original war memorial, which was unveiled on the 16th September 1922, consisted of a marble honour roll on a slab on which was mounted a machine gun.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 16 September 1922 by Mrs. Hall
Inscription

Lest We Forget

Roll of Honour
1914 - 1918
[ Names ]

1939 - 1945
[ Names ]

Plaque :

This memorial plaque is in memory of those residents of the Broke District who paid the supreme sacrifice and to all who offered their services in various theatres of war so that we may enjoy liberty and freedom

Lest We Forget

Left Side Inscription
PEACEKEEPING 1953 -
Korea
Middle East
Congo
West New Guinea
Yemen
Pakistan
Syria
Iraq (weapons inspections)
Western Sahara
Cambodia
Yugoslavia
Somalia
Rwanda
Bougainville
Timor
Sinai
Lebanon
Rhodesia
Iran
Namibia
Afghanistan
Gulf (Mine clearance)
Iraq / Kuwait

Right Side Inscription
CONFLICTS POST WW2

Japan 1945 -51
Korea 1950 - 56
Malayan Emergency 1955 - 60
Confrontation 1964 - 66
Vietnam 1962 - 72
1st Gulf War 1990 - 91
Somalia 1993
East Timor 1999 -
Afghanistan 2002 -
2nd Gulf War 2003 -
Iraq 2003 -

Condition

Original Memorial no longer present

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

DORRINGTON, Frank Roy

Service number 2379
Private
3rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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DORRINGTON, William Brereton

Service number 1521
Private
3rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

LAMBKIN, Archie Harold

Service number NX45353
Private
Born 4 Oct 1917

CHEESBROUGH, Charles Henry

Service number 1258
Trooper
2nd Australian Remount Unit
AIF WW1

SHARPE, Hugh

Service number 7133
Private
19th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

YELDS, Stanley Darwin

Service number 2258
Private
55th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

TAGGART, Amos Belcher

Service number N280642
Private

Thumb pittman  henry charles 2639
PITTMAN, Charles Henry

Service number 2639
Private
34th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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