Cromwell Memorials

Cromwell war memorial c1986.

Cromwell memorial with gun in foreground

Cromwell war memorial in 2009.

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The Cromwell Memorials include a cenotaph (unveiled 25 April 1923) and a memorial hall. In April 2016 the Cromwell State School Roll of Honour was moved from its previous Erris St location to join these memorials.

Thanks to Gerald Cunningham for providing this extra information on the soldiers listed on this memorial: 

World War One

Captain William David Jolly MiD 8/2498  KIA, The Somme, France, 14/7/1916

Cpl Mostyn Aldborough Fleming 36829 KIA, Passchendaele 12/10/1917

L/Corporal Vincent James McNulty 26/1659 KIA, Ypres, Belgium, 9/8/1917

Pte Charles William Arthur 8/2836 DoW, Armentieres, France, 15/7/1916

Pte Francis Walter Barnes 9/6 DoW aboard the hospital ship Gloucester Castle while being evacuated wounded from Gallipoli.

Driver William Henry Burrows 9/500 DoW, Nord, France, 23/10/1918

Cpl Rhyl Vaughan Fleming 9/1832 KIA The Somme, 15/11/1916

Pte John William Mitchell 8/3952 DoW, Poperinge, Belgium, 1/7/1916

Pte John Ree 8/4003 DoW, The Somme, France, 16/9/1916

Pte Arthur Harry Tidey 42597 KIA, Ypres, Belgium, 3/12/1917

J Tait *

Pte Arnold Spain Waldron 32599 KIA Polygon Wood, Belgium, 24/12/1917

Pte William Winter 45291 KIA Passchendaele, Belgium, 12/10/1917

* Have so far been unable to confirm which 'J Tait' this refers to.

World War Two

Cpl John Waldron Berry 70335 Died while POW in Italy, 21/11/1943

Flight Lieutenant Willis Mark Harris 416482 KIA over Germany 15/2/1944

Flying Officer Maurice Carson Jolly 413858 KIA 13/11/1942

Gunner James Fleming Lynn 61359 KIA El Alamein, 16/7/1942

Sapper Roderick McCulloch 37852 KIA El Alamein, 14/7/1942

Sgt (Pilot) Frederick Andrew Partridge 416151 KIA over Germany 11/4/1943

Pilot Officer William Russell Rattray 41938 Killed in air accident, Belfast 11/3/1942

Cpt Grant McGregor Robertson MiD 35034 KIA Tunisia, 26/3/1943

Sgt (Pilot) Alan Charles Smart 412752 Died Scotland, 10/11/1942

Pilot Officer Vernon Enright Spain 413499 KIA over France, 28/2/1943

Sgt William Davenport Warren 21886 KIA Phaleron, Greece, 18/4/1941



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Jim Taylor

Posted: 19 Sep 2010

I take it that this is the same memorial that used to be in that lovely garden down by the old girder bridge at the confluence and Kawarau rivers. Such a wonderful spot drowned by the Rob Muldoons mob ?!