Oatley War Memorial
Oatley, NSW, Australia

The Oatley War Memorial in the southern Sydney suburb of Oatley. This commemorates the contribution and sacrifice of those from the Oatley area during all conflicts since and including the Great War. The names of those who paid the supreme sacrifice are inscribed on the memorial. The memorial is located within the Oatley Memorial Gardens and includes a 25 pounder field gun, a propeller and an anchor representing the four services.

Close-up of one of the memorial stones showing the names of those lost in the Great War, Korea, Malaya and Vietnam.

Another section of the Oatley War Memorial.

Another stone with more names including those lost in World War II.

Crests of the Navy, Army, Air Force, Merchant Navy and that of the Returned Services League of Australia are also represented.
(All photos and text courtesy of Peter F. Williams)
© 2009 Peter F. Williams all rights reserved

Page published June 7, 2011