Tempe Tram Depot War MemorialPrint Page
The War Memorial was erected by the staff in memory of men from the Tempe Tramway Depot who had died in service or were killed in action during World War One.
This monument was unveiled at the Tempe Tramway Depot on Sunday by Brigadier-General Lee in memory of the men from that depot who have fallen in the war. The General said that 89 from the depot had enlisted, and eight of them had paid the supreme sacrifice. The tramway service had contributed 1157 men to the Australian army; 139 had either been killed or were missing.
Sydney Mail (NSW), 11 September 1918.
|Address:||745 -763 Princess Highway, Tempe Bus Depot (STA), Old Tempe Institute Building, Tempe, 2044|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -33.924444|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||04-August-1914|
|Actual Event End Date:||28-June-1919|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Sunday 8th September, 1918|
In Memory Of
Our Fellow Comrades Who
Laid Down Their Lives For
In The Great War of 1914-1919.
"Greater Love Hath No Man Than
This: That A Man Lay Down His Life
For His Friends".
LEST WE FORGET.
The Staff Of
Tempe Tramway Depot