Caroona Walhallow Gate of Memory

Location
Gate of Memory

Key Information

Memorial Name
Caroona Walhallow Gate of Memory
Address

Caroona Mission Road, Caroona NSW 2343

Memorial Type
Gate
Conflicts
First World War, 1914–18
Themes
  • Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander
Dedication Date
03 Oct 1934
Accessibility
Restricted

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When two platoons came under fire from hostile machine-guns at Chuignes on 23 August 1918, George Matthews sprang into action.

The 24-year-old lance corporal

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Lest we forget!

 Warning: this article contains images of deceased persons. It also features an image of a newspaper article containing racist terms and

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The Men of Walhallow

Russell Johnson had always had a degree of luck, shot through the neck as a young man at Caroona and now having survived The Great War

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The Wallaby March

On the 15th of October 1915, at a Narrabri recruiting meeting a march similar to the Coo-ee March was planned, called the Wallaby March, it

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William Allan Irwin is the only Indigenous soldier recognised by Bean in his official histories of World War I. Irwin, a shearer, is an example of a ‘missing

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ANZAC Day 1934

The speeches continued: 

The Patriotism of those who fought and died for the Empire and Australia was, therefore, all the more to be

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