Baulkham Hills William Thompson Masonic School War Memorial Back to Search

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Location Masonic School, Balcombe Heights Estate, Seven Hills Road, Baulkham Hills, The Hills Shire - New South Wales, Australia
Type memorial
Description

The William Thompson Masonic School War Memorial commemorates the masons of New South Wales who died in service or were killed in action during World War One.

Inside the 8 mm thick steel surround with the veteran soldiers outlined cut out, there are 4 glass plate panels 12 mm thick with the names of all the New South Wales Masons who died in World War One. Each of the glass panels is 1 meter tall and 1.6 meters wide and behind the memorial there stands the flag pole approximately 6 meters tall. Around the base of the memorial, the surrounding area is planted with Rosemary in a natural bush setting.

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Inscription

MEMORIAL AVENUE OF TREES

IN 1922, THE FORMER WILLIAM THOMPSON MASONIC
SCHOOL AND HOSTEL WAS OPENED ON THIS ESTATE
AND 364 AUSTRALIAN BRUSH BOX TREES WERE
PLANTED TO HONOUR THE FREEMASONS FROM NSW
WHO WERE KILLED IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

THE AVENUE OF TREES IS COMPLEMENTED BY
THE SOLDIERS' MEMORIAL

(Names)

MEMORIAL TO THE FALLEN

THE SOLDIERS' MEMORIAL WAS ERECTED IN 2007.
ETCHED INTO IT ARE THE NAMES OF THE 364 MASONS
FROM NSW WHO DIED IN THE FIRST WORLD WAR.

A COMMEMORATION SERVICE FOR THE FALLEN
IS HELD ANNUALLY ON REMEMBRANCE SUNDAY.

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Names

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GILCHRIST, Horace William

Service number OFFICER
Lieutenant
7th Light Horse Regiment
AIF WW1
Born 22 Nov 1878

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HAVILAH, Anthony Joseph

Service number 3406
Private
52nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 16 Mar 1894

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SEXTON, James Walter

Service number 174
Major
1st Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 11 Apr 1881

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WATTS, Bertram Alexander Gordon

Service number OFFICER
Lieutenant
Born 5 Mar 1880

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MILLS, Gordon Wallace Markham

Service number 2654
Lieutenant
13th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1887

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WHARTON, Harry Hopetoun

Service number 357
Private
2nd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 19 Nov 1889

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BEAN, Harold Knowles

Service number OFFICER
Lieutenant Colonel
2nd Light Horse Brigade Field Ambulance
AIF WW1
Born 6 Jun 1857

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JARRETT, Frank Harold

Service number OFFICER
Captain
35th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Jun 1890

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