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Location Victory Memorial Gardens, Baylis & Morrow Streets, Wagga Wagga, New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The Cenotaph was originally unveiled in memory of the fallen of World War One.

The panels bear the name of 202 soldiers from Wagga who were killed in World War One, and also commemorates those who were killed in World War Two and Vietnam.

Built Pitt & Morrow (Wagga Wagga, N.S.W.)
Opened 17 September 1922
Inscription

FOR GOD
KING AND
COUNTRY

Erected To The Memory Of
The Men Of Wagga Wagga
And District
Who Fell In The Great War
1914-1918.

(NAMES)

Left Side Inscription
(Names)
Back Inscription
FOR GOD
KING AND
COUNTRY

Erected To The Memory Of
The Men Of Wagga Wagga
And District
Who Fell In The Great War
1914-1918.

(NAMES)

Right Side Inscription
(Names)

To The Memory Of
Those Who Fell In Vietnam
1962 - 1973
(Names)

Condition

Good

Names

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BUSWELL, Timothy Laurence

Service number NX36616
Corporal
Australian Army Provost Corps (WW2)
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 15 Sep 1900

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BRUCE, Charles James Gordon

Service number 6472
Private
3rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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GOVETT, Denzil Leslie

Service number VX29955
Lieutenant
Born 27 Jun 1914

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EVANS, Charles Shillaber

Service number 3836
Sergeant
18th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 30 Sep 1893

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MEIKLEJOHN, Robert Bruce

Service number 413222
Flying Officer
No. 90 Squadron (RAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 26 Oct 1921

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MURRAY, Vernon William

Service number 32
Trooper
6th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 1890

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BOWEN, Trevor Edward

Service number 439863
Flight Sergeant
No. 24 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 10 Aug 1925

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ALCHIN, Oliver Henry Gordon

Service number 1611
Private
55th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 21 Dec 1893

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