Gilgandra War Memorial

Details

Location Oxley Highway & Castlereagh Street, Gilgandra, New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Brick wall with brass plaques

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 12 April 1997
Inscription

LEST WE FORGET

IN PERPETUUM OMNIBUS TALIBUS HONOS SII
[ Names ]

Plaque :

GILGANDRA WAR MEMORIAL

This Memorial Has Been Constructed To Honour Those Men Who Enlisted From Gilgandra Shire And Gave Their Lives In The service Of Our Country In The Two World Wars, The Korean And Vietnam Wars And All Other Conflicts.

Funding For This Memorial Was Received From the Federal And State Governments And Donations From Gilgandra Shire Council, Gilgandra Services Club, Gilgandra Rotary Club, Lyndhurst RSL, And Gilgandra RSL.

Unveiled By Cr. Carol Stockham, Mayor Of Gilgandra On 12 April, 1997.

Plaque :

Vietnam
[ Name ]

Plaque :

In memory of Korea
1950 - 1956

Plaque :

In memory of the fallen and the Unknown Australian Soldier

75th anniversary of Remembrance Day
11. 11. 1993

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

JARVIS, Gordon Oliver

Service number NX44376
Private
8 Division Signals
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 12 Aug 1922

HOBBS, Charles

Service number 1664
Private
54th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

SMIRTHWAITE, George Howatt

Service number 134
Corporal
15th Field Company Engineers
AIF WW1
Born 15 Apr 1888

PAGAN, George

Service number 2906
Lance Corporal
54th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1891

MCKAY, Harold Alexander

Service number 11963
Leading Aircraftman
Born 31 Jan 1920

FITZGERALD, Leslie Thomas Manning

Service number 2139
Private
9th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

FINN, Charles Arthur

Service number 6289
Sapper
13th Field Company Engineers
AIF WW1
Born 1888

LOVETT, Norman Beresford

Service number 448
Captain
54th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Oct 1891

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