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Memorial Hall 2 : 15-March-2015
Memorial Hall 2 : 15-March-2015

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

The hall commemorates those who served in World War One. 

The ceremony of opening the recently erected memorial hall at Exeter will be performed this (Wednesday) afternoon by Mrs. R. R. Dangar, who will be assisted by the rector, the Rev. Canon Carver, and others. The building, which is a handsome one, stands in the grounds and at the rear of St. Aidan's Church, and the inscription on the foundation-stone, laid some weeks ago by Dame Margaret Davidson, is as follows:— "This hall was built, I922, to commemorate the Great War of 1914 1918, in which Australia, with Great Britain and her Allies, fought for justice and freedom." 
The Scrutineer and Berrima District Press (NSW),  22 November 1922.


Address:Exeter Road (Highland Way), St Aidan`s Church, Exeter, 2579
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.61189
Long: 150.315533
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:Col. Alfred Spain (Sydney), Mr F Mcleod (Window)
Monument Manufacturer:Mr A.L. Rigby, Burwood (builder)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 22nd November, 1922
Front Inscription

Memorial Hall

Window inside hall :

Greater love hath no man than this ;
That a man lay down his life for his friends

St John 15 Ch 13 V

Plaque :

In honour of all men and women who served on behalf of the British Empire and its Allies in the Great War

"The memory of the just is blessed" Proverbs X-VII

1914    1918



Right Side Inscription

Plaque :

This hall was built 1922

To commemorate the Great War of 1914 - 1918 in which Australia with Great Britain and her Allies fought for justice and freedom


Source: SKP, MA
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