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Photographs supplied by Arthur Garland

The combined memorial was unveiled at the entrance to the cemetery, with individual plaques and photographs of Gunner Edgar Westerway, Private Sydney Butler, Private Mathew Clark and Gunner Thomas Heffernan who lost their lives in World War One. 


Address:Cemetery Road, Red Hills Cemetery, Bushy Park, 7140
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -42.709221
Long: 146.889311
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Thursday 11th November, 2004
Front Inscription

Plaque :

In memory of Edgar E. Westerway (35335)
Gunner Aust. Field Artillery
6th Medium Trench Mortar Bty
Died of wounds in France
September 29th 1918
Aged 28 years

His duty done

Plaque :

In memory of Matthew William Clark (1323)
Private 10 Battalion AIF
Killed in action in Gallipoli Turkey
July 30th 1915
Aged 27 years

He did his duty

Plaque :

In memory of Thomas George Heffernan (26735)
Gunner 11 Field Artillary
Brigade 53 Battery AIF
Died of wounds in France
October 1st 1917
Aged 27 years

His duty holy done

Plaque :

In memory of Sydney Butler (1617)
Private 49th Battalion AIF
Killed in action in France
October 12th 1917
aged 32 years

He did his duty

Lest We Forget

Source: MA
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