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24-June-2016
24-June-2016

Photographs supplied by Henry Moulds

The Rye Park Welcome Home Committee was responsible for raising funds for the memorial hall through sports and various methods. The hall was opened in 1923 and cost £1,600.

It houses a German machine gun which was allotted to the town in 1920 as a war trophy and originally kept inside a shop.

Location

Address:Yass Street, Rye Park, 2586
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.520686
Long: 148.907401
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:March-1923
Front Inscription

          1923
       SOLDIERS
MEMORIAL HALL

RYE PARK MEMORIAL HALL 

Left Side Inscription

          1914 1918

          Rye Park
SOLDIERS MEMORIAL
Erected By A Grateful People
To Perpetuate The Memory Of
Those Who Served In The Great War.
This Stone Was Laid December 6th 1922 By
    HUGH MAIN, M.L.A.

 

 

Right Side Inscription

1914 - 1918

1939 - 1945

Plaque :

1939   1945
RYE PARK WAR MEMORIAL 
To Commemorate Those
Who Served In The Armed
Forces Of World War II
This Stone Was Laid November 14th 1953
By THOMAS PERCEVAL ESQ.

 

Source: MA,SKP,NRWM
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