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The Towamba & District War Memorial commemorates those from the district who served in both World Wars. The memorial was originally unveiled in 1925 opposite St Paul`s Church of England and relocated to the sports ground at a later. 

In front of the memorial are gates and pillars which were erected to commemorate those from the district who served in World War Two. 

Towamba had a big day on Saturday, the occasion being the unveiling of a soldiers' memorial there by Senator Cox. The memorial is a polished granite monument, erected by Messrs Ziegler & Sons, and is inscribed with about forty names of men who served in the great war, six of whom, made the supreme sacrifice. The total cost of the memorial was £168, on which there was a debt of £40. This was reduced by £27/13 at the unveiling. Senator Cox also presented war medals to the parents and relatives of the fallen.
The Southern Record and Advertiser (NSW), 28 November 1925.  


Address:Towamba Street, Sports Ground, Towamba, 2550
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -37.085937
Long: 149.699998
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Monument Manufacturer:Messrs Ziegler & Sons


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 21st November, 1925
Front Inscription


Greater love hath no man than he who lays down his life for his country

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Left Side Inscription


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Back Inscription


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This memorial was erected by the residents of Towamba and District in honour of the men who served and enlisted in the Great War  1914 - 1919.

Right Side Inscription


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Inscription in Proximity

Left gate post :

This memorial was erected by the residents of Towamba and District in honour of the men and women who served and enlisted in World War II.  1939 - 45.

Right gate post :

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Service Women
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Source: NRWM, MA
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