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Location Loyalty Square, Beattie & Darling Streets, Balmain, Leichhardt - New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Sandstone obelisk with mounted light on iron support. Four faces, each with a marble name plate. As dedicated in 1916, with a complete list of names published in the Sydney Morning Herald, the memorial lists only those killed in actions prior to Australian Imperial Force involvement on the Western Front (France). The Leichhardt Council website contains a walking tour of Balmain which includes this memorial.

Built Monument Designer: Raymond C. Nowland Monument Manufacturer: Garnett & Whiteoak (Parramatta)
Opened 23 April 1916
Inscription

"Australia" : "Dardanelles" : "April 1915" : "Gabetepe"

Lower Faces:

"Peace" : "Honour" : "Empire" : "Liberty"

Stone Wreath:

"In Memoriam"

Condition

Good

Names

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FETTES, James Alexander

Service number 7290
Engine Room Artificer III
HMAS AE1 (Submarine)
Royal Australian Navy
Born 30 Sep 1884

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YOUNG, John Douglas

Service number 203
Trooper
7th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 1891

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MCGLYNN, James

Service number 2240
Private
2nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1882

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