Rankins Springs War Memorial Hall and Memorials

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Description

A substantial building opened in1957 and dedicated as a war memorial hall on 11 September 1971. On the front wall of the adjoining yellow-brick Pioneer Memorial Centre is a brass honour roll honouring ex-service men and women. In front of this is a black-stone obelisk, positioned on a yellow-brick column, with a brass plate attached. The obelisk was unveiled on 25 April 2004. 

Inscription

Facade

Rankin Springs
War Memorial Hall
1957

Roll

1914-1918
Pioneer ex-service men and women
[Names]

1939-1945
Pioneer ex-service men and women
[Names]

Occupation Forces
[Names]

Korea Vietnam
[Names]

Obelisk

1914-1918  1939-45
 LEST WE FORGET

Obelisk - plaque

This monument
was unveiled by
Mr Viv Barry
and dedicated on 25th of April 2004
in memory of all who served.  

Lest We Forget.

This memorial was erected with a
Regional War Memorials Project Grant
from the Commonwaelth
Department of Veterans' Affairs —
"Their Service - Our Heritage" —
and generous donations from the
Rankins Springs community.

Address
Mid-Western Highway near Ninti Street
Rankins Springs NSW 2669
Local Government Area
  • Carrathool Shire
Setting
  • Roadside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
  • Building
  • Obelisk
Recorded by
Martin Butterfield
Established Date format: 
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Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Occupation of Japan, 1946–51
  • Korean War, 1950–53
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75
  • All conflicts

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