Killara Uniting Church Memorial Hall

Description

A substantial brick and tile building now connected to the adjacent Killara Uniting Church (previously Killara Congregational). The foundation stone is set at the front of the hall in a small garden and is partly obscured by the rosemary bushes. Inside are the honour roll and brass dedicatory plaque. The hall was dedicated on both 21 July 1951 and again on 18 October 1952.

Inscription

Foundation stone (exterior):

To the glory of God and in grateful remembrance of sacrificial service in the Second World War 1939-1945 this memorial hall is erected 21st July 1951.

Copper plaque (interior): 

The foundation stone of this memorial building was laid on 21st July 1951 by The Rt. Hon. R G Menzies CH, KC, MP the Prime Minister of the Commonwealth of Australia and the building declared open on 18th Oct 1952 by His Excellency Lieut. General Sir John Northcott, KCMG, CB, MVO, Governor of New South Wales.

Address
Cnr Karranga Avenue and Arnold Street
Killara NSW 2071
Local Government Area
  • Ku-ring-gai Council
Recorded by
David Roden
Established date
1951-1952
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
1951-07-21
Dedication date
21 July 1951
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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