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

Last held rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit at embarkation Campaign Read more
Pte Reg J W Masters First World War, 1914 - 1918 K.I.A Bullecourt May 4 1917 4523 AIF 2nd Bn view
Pte Richard W Burnett First World War, 1914 - 1918 K.I.A May 3 1915 1462 AIF 15th Bn view
Pte Robt L Moses First World War, 1914 - 1918 K.I.A Belgium 24 March 1918 3386 AIF 30th Bn view
S G J Waterhouse Second World War, 1939 - 1945 KIA view
Pte Stanley C Gardner First World War, 1914 - 1918 Died of Disease Liverpool NSW Field Hospital 23 November 1916 41590 AIF 13th Bn view
Pte T A Hutchinson First World War, 1914 - 1918 K.I.A 20 Sep 1917 Polygon Wood 7022 AIF 1st Pnrs view
Pte Thos G Schuhmann First World War, 1914 - 1918 K.I.A 8 July 1916 Armentieres (France) 440 AIF 45th Bn view
Capt Thos O Smith First World War, 1914 - 1918 K.I.A Gallipoli AIF 3rd Bn view
Pte Throsby W Yabsley Yabsley First World War, 1914 - 1918 K.I.A Fleurbaix July 19 1916 4355 AIF 54th Bn view
W A Stubbings Second World War, 1939 - 1945 MIA 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.
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45