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22-February-2012 (Roger Johnson)
22-February-2012 (Roger Johnson)

Photographs supplied by Roger Johnson / Russell Byers / Jim Duffield

The War Memorial commemorates those who from the district served in World War Two.

Monument characteristics:

An obelisk constructed from light-coloured brick, surmounted by a light, and set within a round base garden.

The Governor, Lieut.-General Northcott, yesterday unveiled the Patonga war memorial. A special stone was also unveiled for Flight-Lieut. R. S. Williams. D.F.C., the only one of the men who enlisted from Patonga, who did not return from the last war. 
Singleton Argus (NSW), 12 July 1948.

Location

Address:Jacaranda Avenue & Bay Street, Patonga, 2256
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.550254
Long: 151.272789
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event Start Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Designer:T.W. Smith
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Sunday 11th July, 1948
Front Inscription

HONOUR ROLL 
Of Residents Of Patonga 
Who Served In World War 2
1939 - 1945
[ Names]

This Stone Was Unveiled By 
His Excellency Lieut. Gen. JOHN NORTHCOTT 
C.B., M.V.O.
11th July 1948

Plaque:
IN MEMORY OF F/LIEUT. R.S.WILLIAMS
KILLED OVER FRANCE
22nd AUGUST 1944 

AGED 29 YEARS

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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