Waratah Memorial Gates

Details

Location Waratah Park, Platt Street, Waratah West, Newcastle - New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial_gates
Description

The gates are set in four massive columns of Bowral trachyte, the names of the fallen soldiers being written on the two centre piers.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 23 February 1921
Inscription

1914

THIS MEMORIAL
WAS ERECTED BY
THE CITIZENS OF WARATAH
23RD FEBRUARY 1921
IN HONOUR
OF THE MEN OF
THE MUNICIPALITY
WHO FELL IN THE
GREAT EUROPEAN
WAR
A. Griffiths Esq J.P.,
Mayor
W.T. Jackson Esq J.P.
Secretary
Memorial Committee

(Inner Pillar )
SOLDIERS '

(Names)

Right Side Inscription
(Outer Pillar )
1919

WAR DECLARED
4th August 1914
ARMISTICE SIGNED
11th November 1918
PEACE DECLARED
28th June 1919
WARATAH ENLISTMENTS
378

(Inner Pillar )
MEMORIAL

(Names)

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

TAYLOR, Harold

Service number OFFICER
Captain
54th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 23 Sep 1891

MCGOWAN, Joseph Bernard

Service number 473
Company Sergeant Major
30th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Dec 1879

CROSBIE, Vincent Clive

Service number 748
Private
35th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Jul 1897

SENTANCE, Walter Horace

Service number 766
Private
20th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

STUDDERT, John Dillon

Service number 4565
Private
3rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 Nov 1892

DRAPER, Charles McKenny

Service number 3304
Second Lieutenant
45th Infantry Battalion (WW1)
AIF WW1
Born 1896

CROESE, Adrian

Service number 1634
Private
35th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Dec 1890

VERDON, Ashleigh Robert

Service number 2171
Private
34th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 21 Feb 1891

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