Fund raising for this memorial began in 1920; the final cost was one hundred and fifty two pounds. The land was provided by the Lands department and the first trustees were Messrs D Strahley, S Woodford and A T Brissett.
It was constructed by Mr. C S Thorley, using six foot square (1.8 metre) granite blocks on which an 11 foot 6 inch (3.5 metre) polished blue granite column is placed. The names of eleven local men who died during the war are inscribed on the memorial.
Mrs. Woodford unveiled this memorial on Tuesday 7 August 1923.
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