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The Honour Roll commemorates those from the district who served in World War Two. 

On Friday night Mr. A. O. Enticknap, Member for Murrumbidgee. unveiled an Honor Roll at the Yanco Hall. The roll contained many names of district men and women who had served in the forces. The first part of the evening was concert programme. The overture was played by Mrs. Sherwood Adams, followed by a song by Mr. John Howie, a recitation by Judith Newman, a violin solo by Mrs. Merchant, songs by Mr. Tony Quinlivan, Miss Dulcie Day, and Mr. Woods' a recitation by Mrs. L. B. Dart, a song by Mr. Woods, and a recitation by Miss Marion Anderson. At the conclusion of the concert on behalf of the members of the W.V.S. Mr. Thompson thanked the public of Yanco for their support of the war effort. He mentioned that Mrs. L. Alexander had knitted 220 pairs of socks and Mrs. Smith 205 pairs. He said funds were raised by the W.V.S. for the Red Cross, P.O.W, funds, Patriotic funds, mobile canteen, Leeton Rest Room, and Leeton Hospital totalling £380; street collections for the Red Cross totalled £48/15/9; parcels were despatched for four years to local service personnel at a cost of £240. The grand total raised was £713. Mr. Enticknap then unvieled the Honor Roll, and addresses were also given by Cr. R. A. Struck (Shire President) and Mr. Green (Manager of the Welfare Farm). 
Daily Advertiser (Wagga Wagga, NSW), 30 September 1946. 

Location

Address:Main Avenue, Yanco Community Memorial Hall, Yanco, 2703
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.603621
Long: 146.409533
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW2
Actual Event STart Date:03-September-1939
Actual Event End Date:15-August-1945
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Friday 27th September, 1946
Front Inscription

         DEDICATED
To those who served the Empire
             FROM
YANCO AND DISTRICT
In the Second World War
       1939 – 1945
"They walk in honour down the
Deathless years"

Erected in appreciation by the
Yanco Women's Voluntary Services

           (names)

Source: NRWM, MA
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