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
R C Lancaster Second World War, 1939 - 1945 KIA view
Tpr Harry Lewry First World War, 1914 - 1918 K.I.A Palestine Oct 1918 3006 AIF 1st LH view
Pte John Mackey First World War, 1914 - 1918 K.I.A France 7 May 1917 2780 AIF 9th Bn view
H E Mallard Second World War, 1939 - 1945 KIA view
Pte Percy Malley First World War, 1914 - 1918 K.I.A Gallipoli April 28 1915 535 AIF 13th Bn view
Cpl Alex M Martin First World War, 1914 - 1918 K.I.A May 17 1917 4540 AIF 54th Bn view
Pte Reg J W Masters First World War, 1914 - 1918 K.I.A Bullecourt May 4 1917 4523 AIF 2nd Bn view
Lieut E P Everard McCleery First World War, 1914 - 1918 K.I.A France Aug 17 1918 AIF 4TH AFC view
Pte William M Moore First World War, 1914 - 1918 K.I.A 2 April 1917 Bullecourt 1945 AIF 55th Bn view
Lieut Walter T Morrice First World War, 1914-1918 Died from Wounds AIF 1st LH 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