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Hay Water Tower Art

A tribute to the servicemen and women of Hay 

The Hay Water Tower art was envisaged as a lasting tribute to the many servicemen and women that left their small Riverina town on Hay Plains when the call to arms was made in World War II, and headed overseas combat to protect their loved ones and county.

Five veterans were selected to represent a broad selection of the servicemen and women of Hay, they now watch proudly overlooking the community they sort to protect.

Private Norman Charles Flack, 2/19th Battalion, 8th Division - Back Tower overlooking Brunker Street 

Lieutenant Lorna Margaret Whyte, Australian Army Nursing Service - Larege Tower facing North looking up Pine Street 

Private William ‘George’ Cannon, 2/1st Battalion & 2/1st Field Regiment, 6th Division - Bottom of Large Tower facing Brunker Street 

Private Victor George Murray, 2/20th Battalion, 8th Division - Top of Large Tower overlooking over Dal Wright Park 

Corporal Clifford Leslie Farlow, 2/19th Battalion, 8th Division - Bottom of Large Tower, below Victor Murray 


For more information about the servicemen and women please download their histories below

Download Norman's History       Download Lorna's History 

Download George's History        Download Victor's History

 Download Cliff's History


The Hay Water Tower Art is a great addition to the Australian Silo Art Trail 


The Water Tower Art was funded by the Australian Government's Department of Industry, Innocation and Science through the Drought Communities Programme.