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The Memorial Hall commemorates those from Orange and District who served in World War One. The hall was opened on ANZAC Day 1922. 

Orange, Wednesday.
Alderman E. T. M'Neilly has raised £4000 for a soldiers' memorial hall. The Memorial Queen competition netted £1993 and this added to the £2000 already collected, gives the amount desired. The State Governor will lay the foundation stone on May 24.
Mudgee Guardian and North-Western Representative (NSW),
19 May 1921.



Address:245 Anson Street, Orange, 2800
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.281772
Long: 149.098823
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Designer:Mr. P. J. McLean (architect)
Monument Manufacturer:Mr. J. D. Ryan - builder (Orange, NSW)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Tuesday 24th May, 1921
Front Inscription
1914 · Memorial Hall · 1918
Left Side Inscription

This building has been erected by public subscription

To honour those men and women of Orange and District, who answered the call in the world`s Great War

"To fight for the right is greater than peace."

Right Side Inscription

This stone was laid by His Excellency, Sir Walter Edward Davidson, K.C.M.G.

24th May 1921.

— Sir Neville Howse, V.C. K.C.B.  K.C.M.G.  Mayor.

Source: MA
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