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Location Hinsby Park, Johnston & North Piper Streets, Annandale, Leichhardt - New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

It is in the form of an obelisk that incorporates curved seating, and was the result of an architectural competition drafted and judged by the New South Wales Monuments Advisory Board in 1920. The architect R. Keith Harris won the first prize of 15 pounds
The memorial cost 1,250 pounds and was constructed by the builder F. Gagliardi. The memorial is unusual in including a 'plot of remembrance' near the memorial, this is a ersatz grave which allowed mourners to remember their dead at a more personal level.

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Built Monument Designer: R.Keith Harris (architect) Monument Manufacturer: Edwards (Lismore, N.S.W.)
Opened 4 December 1921 by Brigadier General I. G. Mackay, C.M.G., D.S.O.
Inscription

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Erected by the citizens of Annandale to the memory of the men of this District who made the supreme sacrific in the Great War

1914 - 1920

Back Inscription
To the immortal dead

Condition

Good

Names

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WEINGOTT, Samuel

Service number 127
Private
1st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1893

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LUKEMAN, Wilfred Joseph

Service number 240
Private
4th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jan 1886

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GEORGE, Frank Alderley Charles

Service number 332
Corporal
1st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jan 1891

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BAIN, Kenneth

Service number 5976
Private
2nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

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AITCHISON, Alexander Walker

Service number 1128
Private
18th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 17 May 1894

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MELOY, Sydney Alexander

Service number 3361
Private
53rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1897

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