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The Rock & District War Memorial : 10-August-2011
The Rock & District War Memorial : 10-August-2011

Photographs supplied by Roger Johnson

The Rock and District War Memorial honours the fallen and those who enlisted in World War One. A plaque was added at a later date to commemorate those who fell in World War Two.

The ceremony of unveiling the monument just erected in the Avenue of Honor, The Rock, will take place on Wednesday. The Avenue was cleaned up and put in order by a number of interested residents constituting a working bee on Saturday and arrangements are all complete for the ceremony. Mr. L. D. Bonner, the president, is returning from Merewether for the occasion, and it is anticipated that Parliament will be represented. Mrs. B. Martin, president of The Rock Red Cross League will perform the ceremony of unveiling the statue. The Wagga Brass Band, with Bandmaster Pitcher in charge, will be in attendance, the committee having accepted the band`s very generous offer to supply music gratuitously. Returned soldiers are invited to attend in uniform.
Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga, NSW), 26 July 1920. 

 

Location

Address:Urana Street, The Rock, 2655
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -35.268607
Long: 147.114802
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Monument
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Front Inscription

Erected By The Residents
Of The Rock And District
     As A Tribute To
The Men Who Enlisted And
In Memory Of Those Who
Made The Supreme Sacrifice
    In The Great War
       1914 – 1919.

Left Side Inscription

[ Names ]

Back Inscription

In Memory Of
The Rock & District WWII Servicemen
Who Paid The Supreme Sacrifice
For Their Country 
[ Names ]

Right Side Inscription

 [ Names ]

Source: MA,NRWM
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