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 the words "Lest we forget" in embossed lettering. Below the sculpture is a metal honour roll dedicated to those Australians who served in the Second World War and conflicts in South East 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 marble honour rolls for the First World War, and underneath it is a plaque commemorating 50 years since the Second World War.

Inscription

Sculpture

LEST WE FORGET

Honour roll 

WORLD WAR II

1939  MEMORIAL  1945

CASINO & DISTRICT
OUR GLORIOUS DEAD

[Names]

SOUTH EAST ASIA 1951-1972

[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
Canterbury Street
Casino NSW 2470
Local Government Area
  • Richmond Valley Council
Setting
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
  • Statue/sculpture/artwork
Recorded by
Graham Wilson OAM
Established date
1982
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
04/25/1982
Dedication date
25 April 1982
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
  • Indonesian Confrontation, 1963–66
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75

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