Upper Castlereagh War Memorial


The Upper Castlereagh War Memorial is situated in the grounds of the former Upper Castlereagh School, Castlereagh Road, Upper Castlereagh. The obelisk shaped war memorial, honours the men from Upper Castlereagh who served during World War 1.

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Upper Castlereagh Public School and War Memorial
(Penrith City Library Photographic Collection)

*denotes killed during war

Frederick H. AhmelmanErnest Field
George Edward AhmelmanA Griffiths
R Carter* Edward Kennedy Lance
J CarterHarold Norman Lance
Eric William DennissVictor Patrick Purcell
Jojn James Francis Emery* G Simpson
Bertie Charles Field

The following inscription has been engraved at the base of the memorial:

“Erected in honour of the above residents who enlisted from Castlereagh Upper for active service in the Great War 1914-1918”