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Location Memorial Square, Forrest Road, Hurstville, Kogarah - New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

Constructed entirely of Bowral trachyte it comprises a large panel die of finely worked stone, which stands upon a square base reached by several steps. Upon the die are engraved the names of Hurstville soldiers who were killed. This is surmounted by a highly polished and practically flawless lonic column of polished trachyte, terminating in a banded globe. The whole stands 25 feet in height.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 27 May 1922 by The Governor (Sir Walter Davidson)
Inscription

Their Memory Liveth For Evermore

Erected By
The Citizens Of Hurstville
In Memory Of
Their Brave Sailors And Soldiers
Who Fell
In The Great War, 1914 - 1918.

Unveiled On 27th May, 1922,
By
His Excellency Sir Walter Edmund Davidson.
K.C.M.G.
Governor Of New South Wales.

Left Side Inscription
How Grand Is Victory But How Dear

[ Names ]

(Stone in Front)

1939 - 1945
(Names)

Back Inscription
They Brought Glory And Honor Unto The Nation

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription
It Was Victory And The Grave

[ Names ]

(Stone in front)

1939 -1945
(Names)

Inscription in Proximity
1939 - 1945
"We Will Remember Them"

Unveiled On 25th November 1950
By
His Excellency The Governor Of New South Wales
Lieut-General Sir John Northcott, K.C.M.G., C.B., M.V.O.

(plaque)

IN MEMORY OF
KOREA
1950-1956

Condition

Names

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LOBWEIN, Grahme Patrick

Service number 404723
Flight Lieutenant
No. 33 Squadron (RAAF)
Royal Australian Air Force
Born 24 Sep 1920

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