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Normal leichhardt war memorial

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Location Pioneers Memorial Park, Norton Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

A grey marble obelisk surmounted by 3 steps and the figure of a lady at the top

Built Gilbert Doble
Opened by His Excellency Sir Walter Davidson
Inscription

Honor to the dead

[ Names ]

W.M.Currey V.C J.Mackey V.C
1914-1918 1939-1945

Erected By The Citizens In Grateful Remembrance of the men of Leichhardt Who Gave Their Lives For God King And Country In The Great War
1914 – 1919

"They died that we might be free"

Plaque :

THIS 77MM FIELD GUN WAS CAPTURED BY THE 53RD BATTALION A.I.F. DURING OPERATIONS NEAR PERONNE IN FRANCE ON
SEPTEMBER 1st 1918, AND IT WAS FOR CONSPICUOUS GALLANTRY DISPLAYED IN SUCH CAPTURE THAT PTE. WILLIAM MATTHEW CURREY OF LEICHHARDT WAS AWARDED THE VICTORIA CROSS .

Left Side Inscription
[ Names ]

1939 - 1945

[ Names ]

Back Inscription
[ Names ]

James Gorman V.C.
5 - 11 - 1854
Battle Of Inkerman

Unveiled By His Excellency Sir Walter E. Davidson, K.C.M.G. Governor of New South Wales
9th April 1922

Right Side Inscription
[ Names ]

1939 - 1945

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Condition

Good

Names

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WALLACE, Alexander Brown

Service number 2656
Private
39th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Aug 1889

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WEBB, Sydney Arthur

Service number NX7802
Sergeant
2nd/1st Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 16 Sep 1918

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REGLIN, Norman Stanley

Service number 3912
Private
17th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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REED, Herbert

Service number 1418
Private
53rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jul 1890

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CURREY, William Mathew

Service number 1584A
Private
53rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Sep 1895

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MCGOWEN, Frank Noel

Service number 44
Private
1st Light Horse Field Ambulance
AIF WW1
Born 18 Mar 1893

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CHRISTEY, John William

Service number 6056
Private
22nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born May 1891

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LUSTY, Thomas Sidney William

Service number 483
Private
35th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Sep 1892

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