Casino and District Memorial Hospital Sculpture and Honour Roll

Casino and District Memorial Hospital Memorial Sculpture and World War II Honour RollCasino and District Memorial Hospital Memorial Sculpture and World War II Honour Roll, close up of honour rollCasino and District Memorial Hospital Memorial Sculpture and World War II Honour Roll, plaque under honour rollCasino and District World War I Memorial Tablets, in hospital foyer
Description

This large metal sculpture features an everlasting torch with "LEST WE FORGET" in embossed lettering. Below the sculpture is a metal honour roll dedicated to those Australians who served in World War II and conflicts in Southeast Asia. It was dedicated on 25 April 1982 by Reverend Hank Smit on behalf of the Casino Ministers Fraternal.

This memorial is located in the entrance foyer of the Casino and District Memorial Hospital, which also houses other memorials. On either side of this honour roll are two other honour rolls for World War I in marble, and underneath it is a plaque commemorating 50 years since World War II.

Inscription

Sculpture:

LEST WE FORGET

Honour roll underneath:

WORLD WAR II

1939  MEMORIAL  1945

CASINO & DISTRICT
OUR GLORIOUS DEAD

[list of names]

SOUTH EAST ASIA 1951-1972

[list of names]

 

Plaque underneath honour roll:

THIS MEMORIAL SCULPTURE
WAS DEDICATED BY
REV. HANK SMIT
ON BEHALF OF CASINO
MINISTERS FRATERNAL
25-4-82
R.S.L.A. CASINO SUB BRANCH'.

Address
Casino and District Memorial Hospital
Canterbury Street
Casino NSW 2470
Local Government Area
  • Richmond Valley Council
Location/surrounding area
The memorial sculpture and honour roll are located in the entrance foyer of the Casino and District Memorial Hospital.
Recorded by
Graham Wilson OAM
Established date
1982
Dedication date
25/04/1982
Conflict/s
World War 2

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