Warwick War Memorial

Details

Location Leslie Park, Palmerin & Fitzroy Streets, Warwick, Southern Downs - Queensland, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The monument, which stands 35ft. in height, and cost £1445, contains 220 tons of stone, and stands on three granite bases, acting as steps and foundation. It is constructed of Helidon freestone. The second pedestal has four granite columns, in Corinthian order, with capitals and entablature. The whole is surmounted by a Celtic cross in Helidon freestone, while the badge of the A.I.F. in shown in bold relief.

Built Frank Williams & Co (Ipswich, QLD)
Opened 5 December 1923 by His Excellency the Governor, Sir Matthew Nathan
Inscription

The Honoured Dead

Plaque :

This memorial was unveiled by His Excellency the Governor Sir Matthew Nathan P.C., G.C.M.G.

5th December 1923.

Left Side Inscription
Warwick District war dead

World War II
[ Names ]

Korean War
[ Names ]

Vietnam War
[ Names ]

Back Inscription
The Honoured Dead

Plaque :

"Lest We Forget."

Erected In The Year 1923, A.D.,

To cherish and to perpetuate the memory of the men from Warwick and District who were faithful unto death in the Empire`s victorious struggle for righteousness and freedom.

"In Sacred Sleep They Lie. Say Not That The Brave Die."

Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]

The foundation stone of this memorial was laid on 7th June 1923 By Hon. S M. Bruce

Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia.

Inscription in Proximity
This plaque was laid to commemorate the inclusion of the names to the Cenotaph of the Warwick District war dead from World War II, Korean War and the Vietnam conflict by the Mayor of Warwick Shire Council Councillor Bruce Green

6th July 1996

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

BIDDLE, William John

Service number 1877
Shoeing-Smith
25th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 1 Feb 1890

MAVAY, Herbert James

Service number 2344
Private
41st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1882

MCGOWAN, Samuel Crichton

Service number 1336
Lance Corporal
5th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 1892

LAWS, Richard William

Service number 4829
Private
9th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1895

HACKWOOD, Albert Edward

Service number 4813
Private
4th Light Trench Mortar Battery
AIF WW1
Born 13 Mar 1894

GRAYSON, Allan Francis

Service number 2948
Driver
Divisional Ammunition Column
AIF WW1
Born 1 Jul 1894

CHAMBERS, Arthur Frank

Major
2nd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 1887

TEITZEL, Louis Walter

Service number 769
Second Lieutenant
25th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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