Helensburgh War Memorial
Helensburgh, NSW, Australia

The Helensburgh War Memorial located within the Charles Harper Park in the town of Helensburgh, south of Sydney. This memorial commemorates all those from the Helensburgh district who have served. The park is named in honour of Charles Harper, manager of the nearby Metropolitan Coal Company's colliery, who was accidentally killed at the colliery on 04 August 1888, just 4 years after establishment of the town and coal mine. A nearby memorial in his honour is situated within the park.

Another view of the memorial.

Close-up of the top plaque at the center of the memorial.

Close-up of the lower plaque.

The Wall of Honour showing plaques dedicated to individuals.
(All photos and text courtesy of Peter F. Williams)
© 2011 Peter F. Williams all rights reserved

Page published May 6, 2012