Topic: Waltham memorial gates

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Waltham memorial gates, 4 May 2015 #P1010248 Waltham War Memorial Gates are located on the South boundary of Waltham Park at the intersection of Waltham Road, Wilsons Road and Fifield Terrace opposite the Heathcote River.

The gates consist of a concrete stone clad wall topped by a wrought iron balustrade and entrally located gates supported by eight columns. At the two larger columns about the gates there are inset stone plaques commemorating the Waltham men who lost their lives in the First World War.

The left hand plaque is topped by the words “In grateful memory of those of this district who made the supreme sacrifice in the Great War 1914-1918” and then an alphabetic list of names. The right hand plaque is topped by a carved laurel wreath and then the continuation of the list of names, then finally the the quotation “Greater love hath no man than this”. There are forty-three (43) names in total.

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