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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

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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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HAWKINS, Roy

Service number 4476
Private
3rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 8 Nov 1891

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CUNDY, Robert Henry

Service number 1908
First Class Air Mechanic
Australian Flying Corps (AFC)
AIF WW1
Born 28 Mar 1894

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CUMBERLAND, Joseph Hilton

Service number 837
Private
2nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1894

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FAINT, Leslie George

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

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KIDD, John

Service number 31179
Gunner
4th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 8 Oct 1898

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BLOMFIELD, Cecil Valentine

Service number 3756
Private
20th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 7 Jun 1881

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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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