Parkes Cemetery Soldiers' Memorial Back to Search

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Details

Location Parkes Cemetery, Want Street, Parkes, New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

It is a marble statue of a World War One soldier holding an unbayoneted rifle and standing at ease. It is supported by a Yorkshire and Pyrmont pedestal which is mounted on three large steps with risers to place wreaths on.

Built Designer: C. J. Shakespeare & Son (Parkes, NSW) Monument Manufacturer:
Opened 12 January 1925 by Sir Neville Howse V.C. M.H.R.
Inscription

THE GREAT WAR
1914-1918
In Memory of
OUR FALLEN
COMRADES

ERECTED BY RETURNED SOLDIERS
AND
PARKES GILS PATRIOTIC LEAGUE

Condition

Good

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