Merewether Memorial Gates

Details

Location Mitchell Park, Mitchell Street, Merewether, Newcastle - New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial_gates
Description

Built Monument Designer: G. F. Turner (Merewether, NSW) Monument Manufacturer: Pickles & Brougham (Hamilton, NSW)
Opened 12 March 1921
Inscription

Left site
(Outer Pillar)
[ Names ]

1914

(Inner Pillar)
[ Names ]

Plaque :

Erected By The Citizens Of Merewether,
In Commemoration Of The Services And
Sacrifices Of The Men Who Fought And
Fell In The World's Greatest War.
____________
War Declared 4th August 1914.
Armistice Signed 11th November 1918
Peace Declared 28th June 1919.

Right Side
(Outer Pillar)
[ Names ]

1919

(Inner Pillar)
[ Names ]

Plaque :
This Memorial Was Unveiled By
Brig. Gen J. Paton C.B. C.M.G. V.D.
On The 12th March 1921.

Ald R. Wells Esq President, W. R. Adamson Esq Secretary,
Ald J. Campbell Esq Treasurer, G.F. Turner Esq Architect.

Inscription in Proximity
Merewether Memorial Gates

The project to restore this memorial which was
opened on 12 March 1921 and replicate the original gates was
an initiative of the Merewether RSL Sub-Branch.
The project was managed by staff
from the City of Newcastle.

These gates were re-opened by
The Lord Mayor of Newcastle,
Councillor John S Tate
and
The President of Merewether RSL Sub-branch,
Mr P J Winney, JP
on 25 April 2012

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 5 people of interest from memorial

JONES, Edward Stanford

Service number 66227
Private
57th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 23 Jun 1899

RUDDY, Joseph Alexander

Service number 6852
Private
Born Apr 1895

TAYLOR, SIdney Stanley

Service number 3274
Private
56th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 20 Feb 1889

CURLEY, Edward Grey

Service number 2140
Sergeant
13th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 Mar 1886

FERGUSON, James

Service number 2821
Sergeant
56th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 8 May 1890

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