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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

[ Names ]

Condition

Good

Names

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MEARS, William

Service number 6534
Private
1st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1883

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LEWIS, Henry Robert

Service number 1211
Private
4th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1894

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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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DOLAN, Samuel Thomas

Service number 1989
Private
31st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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RICHINGS, Thomas

Service number 1537
Lance Corporal
20th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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DUNNE, Ernest Bryant

Service number 1149
Private
1st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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CONDRAN, Humphrey Netherval Austin

Service number 3045
Private
47th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1893

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BEAUMONT, Edward Stephen James

Service number NX43375
Private
2nd/20th Infantry Battalion
Australian Military Forces (WW2)
Born 4 Jan 1914

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