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Kendall War Memorial 2 : June 2014
Kendall War Memorial 2 : June 2014

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

Kendall War Memorial was erected by residents of the Kendall and District in memory of those who served in World War One. The memorial is a large stone obelisk on the traditional three stone steps, all surmounted by the figure of an Australian soldier with rifle. The memorial was unveield on Anzac Day, 1923. 

A soldiers' handsome memorial has been unveiled at Kendall by Canon Ritchie. The monument, which stands in a prominent position facing the main street, is of trachyte, with the figure of an infantryman standing to attention carved in white Italian marble. The monument bears the names of eleven men who were killed at the front, and 42 others who enlisted.
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW),  4 May 1923.

Location

Address:Albert Street, Kendall, 2439
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.632433
Long: 152.703668
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 25th April, 1923
Front Inscription

        THEY DIED FOR FREEDOM
                 AND HONOUR

                      (Names)

              Erected
      By the residents
Of Kendall and District in grateful remembrance
Of the brave men who went to fight for God
King & Country in the Great War
           1914-1919.

Left Side Inscription

FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY.
              (Names)

 

Right Side Inscription
FOR GOD, KING AND COUNTRY.
              (Names)

 
Source: SKP, NRWM, MA
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