Willala Hall War Memorials

Description

Willala Hall and grounds feature several war memorials. Inside there is a timber Roll of Honour for the First and Second World Wars and Vietnam. There is also a mounted German machine gun with plaque from the First World War. Outside is a Lone Pine tree with small brass plaque, along with a shrub planted by a Second World War veteran with accompanying small plaque.

Inscription

Roll

Willala Roll of Honour
1914-18
[Names]
Vietnam
[Names]
1939-45
[Names]

Gun plaque

German machine gun presented by the Australian government to the citizens of Willala in recognition of their war effort 1914-1918

Shrub plaque

WILLALA REMEMBERS 1945-1995
Shrub Planted By WORLD WAR II Veteran Keith Gosper 3-9-1995

Tree plaque

[Rising sun badge]
THE LONE PINE

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
T Avery World War 1 view
D Clark World War 2 view
K Clark World War 2 KIA view
R M Clark World War 2 view
W H Courtney World War 1 view
A C Donaldson World War 1 view
D Donaldson World War 1 KIA view
D K Donaldson World War 2 view
A Durrant World War 1 view
G C Evans World War 2 view
Address
Willala Road
Willala NSW 2382
Local Government Area
  • Gunnedah Shire
Setting
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
  • Memorial avenue/Memorial tree/Memorial trees
  • War trophy
Recorded by
Mr Brett Stonestreet, Gunnedah Shire Council
Established Date format: 
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Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75

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