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Marble honour roll commemorates those from the district who served in World War Two.

The ceremony of unveiling a Memorial Tablet to servicemen and women who served during the Great (sic) War was held at Rye Park Soldiers' Memorial Hall on Saturday, the 6th instant. On the flag-decorated stage set around the tablet were Col. Anderson, V.C., Rev. H. S. Brown, Rev. A. T. Newton, Lieutenants Stephen and Wiegold, of the Salvation Army, Yass, Messrs. Thos. J. Armour (Boorowa R.S.L. President), lan Pryce (Boorowa R.S.L. Secretary), Dr. Keif and the President of the Memorial Hall Committee (Mr. E. R. Armour), who was in charge of proceedings. The ceremony began with a march-in of ex-servicemen, immediately followed by the singing of the National Anthem. Apologies for absence were then read by the Chairman, after which speeches were given by Messrs, T. Perceval, H. J. Armour and Ian Pryce. Colonel Anderson then gave an address and concluded by unveiling the Memorial Tablet which had 61 names inscribed thereon. "The Reveille" and the "Last Post " was then played by Mr. Ron Bryce, after which an appeal was made by the Chairman for donations to meet the cost of the tablet. This amount required was over-subscribed, as £90 was received in donations.
Burrowa News (NSW), 19 May 1950.  


Address:Yass Street, Rye Park Memorial Hall, Rye Park, 2586
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.520686
Long: 148.907401
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 6th May, 1950
Front Inscription

For King and Country
World War II 1939-45
Honour Roll


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Served in Australia

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Source: NRWM, MA
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