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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

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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

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

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GERRETS , Harry Nicholas

Service number 293
Private
2nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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RAND, Frank William

Service number 2194
Corporal
5th Field Company Engineers
AIF WW1

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REGLIN, Norman Stanley

Service number 3912
Private
17th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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SHEATH, Abel Richmond

Service number OFFICER
Lieutenant
18th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 31 Mar 1890

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MACKEY, John Bernard

Service number NX20317
Corporal
2nd/3rd Pioneer Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 16 May 1922

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CURREY, William Mathew

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

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WEBB, Sydney Arthur

Service number NX7802
Sergeant
2nd/1st Infantry Battalion
2nd AIF WW 2
Born 16 Sep 1918

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MEARS, William

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

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