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Wingham Memorial Town Hall and Honour Rolls

Wingham Memorial Town Hall and Honour Rolls
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Description / Background

Large brick hall with clock tower and the words, 'Memorial Town Hall' above the entrance. The foundation stone of the hall was laid on 29 September 1922 and the hall was officially opened on 2 April 1924. Originally dedicated to those who served in the First World War, the hall now holds a number of plaques and honour rolls for the First and Second World Wars, Korea, Vietnam and other conflicts. 

Inscription

Foundation stone:

Soldiers Memorial Town Hall
This stone was laid by Major General Sir Charles Rosenthal KCMG 29th Novr. 1922 H. Machin, Mayor.
Lest We Forget
1914 France Gallipoli 1918

Roll 1:

Roll of Honor
In grateful remembrance of those men from the Wingham and Upper Manning districts who served during the Great War
1914 - 1918
[Names]

Roll 2:

Roll of Honor
In grateful remembrance of those man and women from the Wingham and Upper Manning districts who served during World War II. 
1939 - 1945
[Names]

Roll 3:

In grateful remembrance of those men and women from the Wingham and Upper Manning who offered their lives in the service of their country in the 'Minor Wars' and Peace Keeping operations.

Lists those involved in:
Soudan War 1885
[Name]
Boer War 1899 - 1902
[Names]
Korean War 1950 - 1957
[Names]
Malaya 1948 - 1966
[Names]
Vietnam War 1962 - 1972
[Names]
Gulf War 1990 - 1996
[Names]
Somalia 1992 - 1993
[Names]
Rwanda 1994 - 1995
[Names]
Bougainville East Timor 1999 -
[Names]

Metal plaque 1:

And in Malaya Korea Borneo South Vietnam
We Will Remember Them

Metal plaque 2:

In memory of 2787253 Pte. A. J. Wallis KIA South Vietnam May 16th 1968 'Battle of Coral' 
'Lest We Forget'
MDVVA 11-1-94.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
J E Abbott World War 2 view
V F Abbott World War 2 view
C W Abbott World War 1 view
S F Abbott World War 1 view
A J Abdoo World War 2 view
P Abdoo World War 2 view
G Abdoo Vietnam War view
M Ainsworth World War 2 view
R Ainsworth World War 2 view
R B M Ainsworth World War 2 view

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Address
Cnr Queen and Farquhar Streets
Wingham NSW 2429
Local Government Area
Mid-Coast Council
Memorial type
Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Building
Recorded by
Mr Rusty Priest AM, former RSL State President (NSW Branch)
Year of construction
1922
Dedication date
02 April 1924
Conflict/s
Sudan, March–June 1885
South African War (Boer War), 1899–1902
First World War, 1914–18
Second World War, 1939–45
Korean War, 1950–53
Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
Indonesian Confrontation, 1963–66
Vietnam War, 1962–75
Iraq: the First Gulf War, 1990–91
Peacekeeping, 1947–present