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18-November-2017 (Chris McLaughlin)
18-November-2017 (Chris McLaughlin)

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The honour roll consists of two large matching grey and white-streaked marble plaques located on opposite sides of the foyer of the Soldiers' Memorial Hall commemorating those from Yass and district who served in World War One. The Honour Roll was unveiled at the opening of the hall in 1923. 

YASS.— On Monday next the opening of the Soldiers' Memorial Hall and unveiling of the marble honor roll will be performed by Senator Brigadier-General, H. F. Elliott. The memorial is to cost over £10,000, and the committee is arranging for a week's festivities, starting with services of commemoration and thanksgiving on Sunday afternoon. 
Daily Telegraph (Sydney), 3 March 1923.

Location

Address:82 - 94 Comur Street, Soldiers Memorial Hall, Yass, 2582
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.841418
Long: 148.910896
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Monday 5th March, 1923
Front Inscription


 

Left Side Inscription

To Honour Those Men Of Yass And District Whose Self-Sacrifice And Heroic Courage Preserved For Us The Rights Of A Free People And Held Inviolate Our Glorious Empire, Also Those Devoted Women Whose Skill And Sympathy Helped To Alleviate Suffering In The Great War  1914 - 1918.

[ Names ]

Greater Love Hath No Man This This That A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friends.

Right Side Inscription

To Honour Those Men Of Yass And District Whose Self-Sacrifice And Heroic Courage Preserved For Us The Rights Of A Free People And Held Inviolate Our Glorious Empire, Also Those Devoted Women Whose Skill And Sympathy Helped To Alleviate Suffering In The Great War  1914 - 1918.

[ Names ]

Greater Love Hath No Man This This That A Man Lay Down His Life For His Friends.

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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