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Chatsworth Cenotaph commemorates those from the district who served in World War One. 

On Saturday, the residents of Chatsworth and district came out in large numbers to witness the unveiling of the stone which has been erected in honor of the soldiers who enlisted from the Chatsworth Island Police Patrol district. It was estimated that about 300 were present.  The stone which has a very massive and impressive appearance is erected on the bank of the North Arm just above the main part of the town and can be seen from a very fair distance. It is of granite and has a concrete foundation nine feet high square with a base of 4 feet 6 inches. It has two blocks and an obelisk. On the centre block are carved four wreaths; one on each face. Underneath four marble panels about 24 inches by I8 inches are inserted and on which the names of those who went and those who did not return are marked by a Maltese Cross. On the base a marble slab is let in which shows why the monument was erected. 
Excerpt from Daily Examiner (Grafton, NSW), 4 October 1922.

Location

Address:Chatsworth Road, Chatsworth, 2469
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -29.384979
Long: 153.232449
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Monument Designer:Messrs Matheson & Collins (Grafton)
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 30th September, 1922
Front Inscription

               Erected By
          The Residents
Of Chatsworth Island And District
In Honor Of The Brave Lads
Who Fought In The Great War,
               1914-18
                   And
        In Memory Of Those
Who Fell For God, King and Country.

Source: NRWM, MA
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