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First among equals

As one other reviewer suggested, I believe this is the first of Australia's WWI memorials to have... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2017
David W
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Greater Newcastle, Australia
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This memorial features the family names of men and women from Newcastle and the Hunter Valley who... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2016
KarolaRS
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Aug 5, 2017
“First among equals”
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Reviewed 6 August 2017

As one other reviewer suggested, I believe this is the first of Australia's WWI memorials to have been unveiled. For that reason alone it's worth visiting. In front of the (hopefully soon-to-be restored) Post Office building, it's near many historic sites and buildings, including the...More

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Reviewed 12 October 2016

This memorial features the family names of men and women from Newcastle and the Hunter Valley who served during the War. You can explore Newcastle through the conflicts that have shaped the city's landscape and character and learn about its people who participated in some...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

situated outside the old Newcastle post office, this is a local identity for as long as I can remember..... stunning statue, great location, photo takers delight.....

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Reviewed 28 March 2016

The memorial is located in front of the old Newcastle Post Office. A short walk to cafes. It is worth stopping by if you are passing through Newcastle to have a look or take a photo.

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Reviewed 10 February 2016

Much to reflect about and to see on this memorial. Memorial was a personal gift of a local militia officer. Contains 73 names. Soldier figure unveiled on 19 Sep 1916. Very early. Figure made in Italy. When was order placed? Very early in the days...More

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