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The Wee Waa War Memorial is a clocktower which was originally erected to commemorate those from the district who served in World War One. The clock tower also features an World War One honour roll from the Loyal King Edward Lodge of Wee Waa. An additional plaque was added to the tower in 1994 to commemorate those from the district who served in other conflicts.
Twenty years after an appeal was first made for subscriptions, the Wee Waa War Memorial was unveiled yesterday. The memorial is a handsome clock tower, 38 feet high, with an electrically driven four faced clock, illuminated inside and out. The bricks are a local product, and give a richness of colour not obtainable in the machine-made article. The cost was £550. A ball tonight is expected to wipe out a small deficiency. Almost £100 was given at the conclusion of the opening ceremony. A procession to the tower was headed by the newly-formed Narrabri Light Horse Troop. Speakers included the Minister for Lands, Mr Sinclair and Mr.Scully, MP.
The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 8 September 1938.
|Address:||Rose & Church Streets, Wee Waa, 2388|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -30.225609|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Monument Designer:||R.Richardson (architect)|
|Monument Manufacturer:||W.T.Weaven (builder)|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Wednesday 7th September, 1938|
1914 • 1918
IN GRATITUDE TO THOSE OF
THIS DISTRICT WHO WENT
FORTH • SPECIALLY TO THOSE
WHO LAID DOWN THEIR
THIS MEMORIAL WAS BUILT
BY THE WEE WAA SUB
BRACH OF THE R.S.S.I.L.A.
THROUGH THE GENEROSITY
OF THE CITIZENS
C.F.BULLEN President R.RICHARDSON
N.COMINO Hon. Treas. Architect
Hon Sec. Builder
DEDICATED A.D. 1938
IN GRATITUDE TO
ALL THOSE WHO WENT FORTH FROM
THIS AREA, ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO
LAID DOWN THEIR LIVES IN THE
WORLD WAR 11
MALAYA GULF WAR
THIS PLAQUE HAS BEEN PUT IN PLACE
BY THE WEE WAA R.S.L. SUB-BRANCH
WITH THE SUPPORT OF
THE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE
1914 FOR KING AND COUNTRY 1918
Loyal King Edward Lodge No. 214
M.U.I.O.O.F. HONOR ROLL