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Location Central Park, Barney Street, Armidale, Armidale Dumaresq - New South Wales, Australia
Type other
Description

The war memorial, built by the citizens of Armidale, and constructed substantially of Uralla granite, was unveiled in the city park by the Governor. The memorial, which is in the form of a fountain, cost about £1500, and bears the names of 850 (sic) soldiers.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 21 October 1922
Inscription

Armidale and District

Lest We Forget 1914 - 1918

Rabual France Palestine Mesopotamia Belgium Gallipoli Egypt

Plaque :

Dedicated to all women who served in all wars

Left Side Inscription
Plaque :

Australia Remembers
1945 - 1995

This plaque is a memorial to the men & women of Australia who paid the supreme sacrifice during World War II

Lest We Forget

Plaque :

In memory of Korea
1950 - 1956

Right Side Inscription
Plaque :

In memory of all who served Australia in war

Condition

Fair - weathered and many names unreadable

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

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ROOKE, George Evelyn

Service number N102343
Lieutenant
31 Garrison Battalion (NSW)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 22 May 1898

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FAINT, Leslie George

Service number N393260
Lieutenant
31 Garrison Battalion (NSW)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 15 Feb 1894

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BRAUND, George Frederick

Service number COMMI...
Lieutenant Colonel
2nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 13 Jul 1866

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MCSHANE, Ernest Alfred

Service number 1372
Private
13th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1895

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SCHMUTTER, Clifford Victor

Service number 4557
Private
3rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1892

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MADDEN, John Edward

Service number 1886
Private
2nd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 5 Sep 1886

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FAINT, Joseph Alexander

Service number 3205
Private
54th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 24 Jun 1897

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AVARD, David Henry

Service number 3752
Second Lieutenant
19th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 3 Sep 1893

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