Blayney War Memorial Gates

Details

Location Carrington Park, Church & Osman Streets, Blayney, New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial_gates
Description

The monument is of four stone pillars and iron gates, was originally unveiled to commemorate those who died in service or were killed in action in World War One. The gates were unveiled during "Back to Blayney" week which was held in the town from January 22nd to January 27th 1926.

Blayney yesterday was the scene of an unveiling ceremony, when the town and district's memorial to its soldiers who died for their country in the great war was unveiled. The town was crowded, and many relatives of the soldiers were present. The monument is tribute to the designer and was carried out by McMurtrie and sons, of Orange, the workmanship being perfect, and a credit to this well known firm. Mr. J. McMurtrie,the principal of the firm, was present at the function.
Leader (Orange, NSW : 1899 - 1945), 25 January 1926.

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Built McMurtrie & Sons (Orange, NSW)
Opened 24 January 1926
Inscription

Left Side Inscription
Inner Pillar :

1914

1939

Korea
Malaya

Outer Pillar :

To the memory of those who fell in the Great War

[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription
Inner Pillar :

1919

1945

Vietnam

Outer Pillar :

[ Names ]

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

SHAPPERE, Cyril Solomon

Service number OFFICER
Lieutenant
3rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 15 Apr 1891

GUNTHER, Harold Emslie

Service number 402
Private
2nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 24 Nov 1893

HOYNES, Nicholas

Service number 1699
Private
18th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1894

HEWISH, Arthur Leslie

Service number OFFICER
Captain
3rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

KABLE, George Phillip

Service number 5041
Private
33rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 15 Dec 1897

CHAPMAN, Eric Burton Elliott

Service number 28
Second Lieutenant
35th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 2 Jan 1890

PITTENDRIGH, Norman Thomas

Service number 149
Corporal
1st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Oct 1893

CHAPMAN, Edward Laurie Elliot

Lieutenant
33rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 12 Jun 1891

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