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War Memorials and Honour Rolls in the State of New South Wales, Australia.

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Leichhardt War Memorial - James Gorman V.C.

The reverse side of the Leichhardt War Memorial, showing the plaque which bears the inscription.


JAMES GORMAN VC.
5th NOVEMBER 1854.
BATTLE OF INKERMAN.
LEST WE FORGET.


This plaque was probably added when the memorial was relocated to this position during 1949.

Leichhardt - Victoria Cross Plaques

The front of the Leichhardt War Memorial which shows the two plaques, dedicated to Victoria Cross winners:- Private William Matthew CURREY and Corporal James Bernard MACKEY.


CURREY won his V.C. at Peronne on the Western Front in France during the Great War. MACKEY earned his decoration at Tarakan on North Borneo during the Second World War.


These plaques can be seen, flanking the Australian 'Rising Sun' emblem at the centre of the war memorial.


Image courtesy of Harry and Marjorie WILLEY.

Lord Howe Island

The war memorial situated on Lord Howe Island, off the coast of New South Wales. Lord Howe Island is widely regarded as one of the most beautiful islands in the Pacific region. Approximately two hours flying time from Sydney on the east coast of Australia, it is a popular holiday spot. This memorial, dedicated to the servicemen and women who fought in two world wars, is a clear indicator that people came from all corners of the earth to serve their country.


Image courtesy of Emma WILLEY.

Nimmitabel

The War Memorial at Nimmitabel on the Snowy Mountain Highway. Situated between the Brown Mountain and Cooma, this township dates back to 1839. From a military history perspective however, it is famous for being one of the villages through which "The Snowy River Men" marched during their famous recruitment drive in January of 1916.


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