Singleton War Memorial

Details

Location Burdekin Park, George Street, Singleton, Northumberland - New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The monument, which is of Uralla grey granite, is 35 feet high, and cost £1500. Eight polished piles, each four feet long and two feet wide, surmount the base, there being two columns of names on each panel. Major-General Brand was later presented with a silk Australian flag by the Mayor, on behalf of the Citizens' War Memorial Committee.

In 2002 an octagonal plinth was placed at the memorial listing the names of those from the district who lost thier lives in World War Two.

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 29 November 1925
Inscription

To The Men And Women Who Enlisted From Singleton And District To Serve In The Great War 1914 - 1919

Honoured Dead
[ Names ]

Returned
[ Names ]

Nurses
[ Names ]

This Stone Was Laid
By
Edward Lloyd Jones
On April 25th 1925

This Memorial Was Unveiled By
MAJOR- GENERAL C. H. BRAND C.B. C.M.G. D.S.O.
On 29th November 1925

Korea
Malaya

Malaysia
Vietnam

Octagonal Plinth:
WORLD WAR 11
1939 -1945
WE WILL REMEMBER THEM
[Names]
Plaque:
This Memorial Was Unveiled
On
15 August 2002
By
Lieutenant Colonel PT Roney
Commanding Officer
School of Infantry, Singleton

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

REYNOLDS, Robert George

Service number 402979
Sergeant
Born 30 Jan 1916

STEWART, Hilton Claude

Service number 50947
Private
1st to 15th (NSW) Reinforcements
AIF WW1
Born 20 Apr 1899

HOUSDON, David James

Service number 895
Private
30th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

HALL, John Irwin

Service number 5544
Sapper
1st Tunnelling Company (inc. 4th Tunnelling Company)
AIF WW1
Born 1884

PAUL, Lea Roy

Service number 2645
Private
36th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 14 Aug 1886

CHILCOTT, Osborne Alexander Leslie

Service number 283
Corporal
2nd Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 11 Sep 1880

MAYNARD, Leopold

Service number 1242
Sergeant
17th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

WOODS, Frederick Henry

Service number NX47215
Private
Born 22 Apr 1914

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