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Location Anzac Park, Bourke Street & West Avenue, Glen Innes, Glen Innes Severn - New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial_gates
Description

4 sandstone pillars with wrought iron gates and overhead signage

This consists of a set of cast-iron gates, with freestone pillars, which have been erected at the entrance to the small but well-kept Anzac Park, almost adjoining the main street of Glen Innes. On two sides of each of the four pillars are insetted slabs of emerald green marble, on which the names of 810 men are engraved.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 1 November 1922 by Mr. M. F. Bruxner, M.L.A.
Inscription

GLEN INNES & DIST SOLDIERS MEMORIAL

ANZAC Park

Left Side Inscription
Outer Pillar :

1914
Honour Roll

[ Names ]

Inner Pillar :

Honour Roll

[ Names ]

This Foundation Stone Was Laid
By Lieut-Col. M. F. Bruxner D.S.O.
On 1st Nov. 1922
In Everlasting Memory Of
The Glorious Dead And Brave Living
Who Enlisted From The Glen Innes District

Right Side Inscription
Outer Pillar :

1918
Honour Roll

[ Names ]

Inner Pillar :

Honour Roll

[ Names ]

This Memorial Was Erected By
The Citizens Of Glen Innes And District
Through The Efforts Of The Girls Patriotic League
Joyse Bloxsome Pres.
Beth Legge Hon. Sec.
Alma Dufty Hon. Treas.
W. C. Blessing Mayor

Condition

Good

Names

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ROCHE, Cyril John

Service number 2200
Private
17th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1892

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LAZER, Henry Joseph

Service number OFFICER
Lieutenant
33rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Aug 1894

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FREAME, Wykeham Henry

Service number 764
Sergeant
1st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 28 Feb 1885

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LOCKYER, Edmund Alfred

Service number 4023
Private
2nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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DOUST, Herbert Ernest Charles

Service number 401
Private
33rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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BERGER, John Francis

Service number 1537
Private
53rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Mar 1897

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CURTIS, Richard Haddon

Service number 2997
Second Lieutenant
No. 4 Squadron
Australian Flying Corps
AIF WW1
Born 1894

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TAYLOR, Herbert Keatley

Service number 2748
Driver
102nd Field Artillery (Howitzer) Battery
AIF WW1
Born 1891

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