Moss Vale High School First and Second World Wars Memorial

Description

Low granite monument with a marble plaque attached to the front and rear sides, inscribed with dedications to the First and Second World Wars. The memorial is within the school grounds but is visible from Young Road.

Outside the administrative building are two flagpoles mounted on a brick wall and several brass plaques commemorating the opening of the school.

Inscription

Memorial - front

1914 -18 [Rising Sun Emblem] 1939 – 45

In memory of those
who served their country
in World Wars.

Erected by Moss Vale Sub-Branch
R.S.S. & A.I.L.A.
1964

Memorial - rear

"They shall not grow old as we
that are left grow old.
Age shall not weary them
nor the years condemn,
At the going down of the
sun and in the morning,
We shall remember them"
Lest We Forget.

School opening plaque

The Australian National Flag,
Union Jack And Flag Masts
were presented to
The Moss Vale High School
at the official opening 7th August 1964
by
Moss Vale Sub- Branch R.S.S. & A.I.L.A. C.V.ELLIS President
Moss Vale Services Club G.A.Smith President.

Address
21 Narellan Road
Moss Vale NSW 2577
Local Government Area
  • Wingecarribee Shire
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Monument
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
1964
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
1964-08-07 00:00:00.0
Dedication date
07 August 1964
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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