- News of the day
Brisbane Courier, Monday 14 May 1917, page 8
WARWICK, May 13.
The mayor (Alderman J. W. Gilham) yesterday afternoon unveiled the memorial which the League footballers of Warwick have erected in honour of their comrades who have fallen in the war. The memorial in the form of a large white marble slab has been places on the front of the Town Hall to the right of the main entrance. The following names ate already engraved: - B. T. W. Harris, W. J. Troyahn, J. Cameron, O. A. McKenzie, G. K. Gates, H. P. Campbell, T. J. Healy, A. F. Chambers, and F. A. Grazson. There was a large crowd present at the unveiling. Mr. Browne (Allora), who is patron of the Rugby League, and who in an enthusiastic supporter of the game on the South Downs, presided. The mayor, prior to unveiling the memorial, gave an appropriate address, and Mr. G. P. Barnes, M. L. A., also spoke. Both eulogised the patriotism of the boys who had died for their country, and commended their action as an inspiring example to others.
WARWICK AMATEUR RUGBY LEAGUE
MEMORIAL TO FOOTBALLERS
Name Enlisted Died B.T.W. Harris 13-9-15 29-11-16 W.J. Troyahn 18-12-14 7-8-15 J. Cameron O.A. McKenzie 2-7-15 20-7-16 G.K. Gates 18-11-15 20-7-16 H.P. Campbell 12-12-14 22-8-16 T.J. Healy 27-8-14 22-12-16 AF. Chambers 9-8-14 20-4-17 F.A. Grayson 30-8-14 7-4-17 H.. Bell 10-3-18 P.H. Watman 19-8-14 25-5-15 L. Hammill 27-11-15 19-4-18 S. Chambers 2-1-16 4-7-17 P.A. Miles 25-9-16 13-8-18 D. Laws 16-9-15 23-8-18 F. Devitt 4-8-16 A. Eldridge 1-6-18 25-11-18 F. Connell 20-8-15 7-8-16 H.F. Brest 15-10-15 20-9-18
WHO GAVE THEIR LIVES FOR KING AND COUNTRY