Moss Vale First and Second World War Memorials


A rough-hewn trachyte obelisk, with honour rolls and dedication plaques for the First and Second World Wars attached. The memorial is located outside the front of the Moss Vale Services Club and is surrounded by a concrete footpath and grass. The grassed area is bordered by a low sandstone brick wall. The obelisk was dedicated on 8 January 1922. 

At the side of the area is a second memorial in the form a black-iron arch with a dedication and a clock.

Notes on veterans' names:

  • No records can be found for deceased veterans from this area with the following names: B Duke Young, D C Fleming, R C Lancaster, T A Hutchins, John Bateman. Their status codes have been left as killed in action (KIA), as that is what is suggested by the memorial.
  • All other status codes have been taken from information provided by the Australian War Memorial Roll Of Honour, the World War 2 Nominal Roll, and records in the National Archives of Australia.
  • On the memorial, E F Perry-Circuitt is given as E E Circuitt, H E Mallard is given as H T Mallard, Wm Stephens is given as Wm Stevens, and Bert Vandenbergh is given as Bert Vanderbergh.
  • The Australian War Memorial records give Wm J Waters' unit as 2nd Bn Australian Infantry.


O valiant hearts who to your glory came
through dust of conflict and through battle flame,
tranquil you lie, your knightly virtue proved,
your memory hallowed in the land you loved.


1914/18 1939/45
To the fallen

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Sgt Geo A Price First World War, 1914 - 1918 DOD 3131 AIF 6th LH view
Pte Wm S Power First World War, 1914 - 1918 DOW 4561 AIF 2nd Bn view
E F Perry-Circuitt Second World War, 1939 - 1945 DOD/DPOW view
Sgt Arthur R Pavey First World War, 1914 - 1918 K.I.A 1 Sep 1918 Peronne 5432 AIF 53rd Bn view
G Parkinson Second World War, 1939 - 1945 KIA view
Pte Chas L Napper First World War, 1914 - 1918 Died of Disease Egypt 6 April 1915 756 AIF 13th Bn view
Pte Robt L Moses First World War, 1914 - 1918 K.I.A Belgium 24 March 1918 3386 AIF 30th Bn view
Lieut Walter T Morrice First World War, 1914-1918 Died from Wounds AIF 1st LH view
Pte William M Moore First World War, 1914 - 1918 K.I.A 2 April 1917 Bullecourt 1945 AIF 55th Bn view
Lieut E P Everard McCleery First World War, 1914 - 1918 K.I.A France Aug 17 1918 AIF 4TH AFC view

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Moss Vale Services Club
Cnr Yarrawa Street and Argyle Road
Moss Vale NSW 2577
Local Government Area
  • Wingecarribee Shire
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Arch
  • Obelisk
Recorded by
Ms. Jane Williamson and Peter Levarre-Waters. Additional information by Charles Davis.
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  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45