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11-April-2015 (Russell Byers)
11-April-2015 (Russell Byers)

Photographs supplied by Roger Johnson / Russell Byers / Jim Duffield

The monument commemorates those who served in World War Two.  It is 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

22 August 1944

Aged 29 years

 

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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