East Maitland War Memorial

Details

Location William & Newcastle Streets, East Maitland, Maitland Municipality - New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A stone pillar over 3 metres high. On the front face at the top is 1914 - 1919 separated by a wreath. Names of the servicemen are on 3 sides while at the rear are the names of the Mayors during the War. References are made to the following war and a "Australia Remembers" plaque has been attached. A flag pole is placed on either side of the memorial, The Australian Flag on the left and New Zealand Flag on the right.

Built Monument Designer: W. H. Pender (architect) Thomas Browne Ltd (sculptors)
Opened 25 April 1923 by General George L Lee C.M.G. D.S.O.
Inscription

1914 - 1919

This Stone Of Commemoration
Was Erected In Honour
Of The Men Of East Maitland
Who Served Their King And Empire
In The Great War.

" Their Names Live For Evermore "

" These Were Our Sons Who Died For Our Lands "
[ names ]

Plaque :
Australia Remembers
1945 - 1995

East Maitland
Sub-Branch R.S.L.

Commemorating The
50th Anniversary Of The
End Of The Second World
War With The Surrender Of The
Japanese Armed Forces In The Pacific 15th August 1945.
This Plaque Honours The Men And Women Of The
Commonwealth Of Australia Who Served Their
Country During This Conflict
3rd September 1939 To 15th August 1945
And Pays Homage To All Australians Who Gave Their Lives
In The Defence Of Their Country And Of The Free World.
We Will Remember Them - Lest We Forget.

E.G. Bushell J.P. J.N. Whiting . W. K. Reynolds
President Hon. Sec Hon. Treas.

This Stone Was Laid By
Mrs. Gordon Clift.
24th February 1923.

Left Side Inscription
Roll Of Honour
[ Names ]

MALAYA KOREA
1948 - 60 1964 - 65 1945 - 54

Back Inscription
The Tribute
Of
A Grateful People

W M Porter,
A S Foster, Mayors 1914-1919
J H F Waller,

Thos. Browne Ltd W H Pender F.I.A.
Sculptors Hon. Architect

Unveiled By
Lieut. General George L. Lee C.M.G., D.S.O.
Anzac Day 25th April 1923

Right Side Inscription
Roll Of Honour
[ Names ]

WORLD WAR II VIETNAM
1939 - 45 1962 - 73

Condition

Good

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