Eglinton War Memorial Hall and First and Second World Wars Roll of Honor

Photo of front of the Eglinton War Memorial HallEglinton War Memorial Hall Honour RollEglinton War Memorial Hall Honour Roll
Description

Eglinton War Memorial Hall was built by the local community using funds raised through various events. It was established in honour of those who fell in the Second World War. The foundation stone was laid on 30 November 1946, and the hall was opened the following year on 11 July.

The hall contains a wooden roll of honor dedicated to those from the area who served in the First and Second World Wars. The roll was on site for the opening. 

Inscription

Foundation stone

Eglinton War Memorial Hall 1946

Roll

Eglinton
Roll of Honor

1914 - 1918 In memory of 1939 - 1945
[Names]

To the honor of
1914 - 1918
[Names]
1939 - 1945
[Names]

Address
Alexander Street
Eglinton NSW 2795
Local Government Area
  • Bathurst Regional
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
  • Building
Recorded by
Eglinton War Memorial Hall and Park Incorporated Committee - Mrs Angie Peard
Established date
1946-1947
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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