Yerong Creek and District War Memorials

Description

Two memorials are located in the Garden of Remembrance within Stanley Galvin Park. The first is a wall topped with drinking fountains, dedicated on 25 April 1952. The wall is topped with a concrete slab, and has two original marble plaques on the front face, as well as two more recent brass plaques. The second memorial is a newer brick wall, and contains several plaques with honour rolls. There is also a timber flagpole nearby. 

Inscription

Drinking fountain - marble plaque 1

Yerong Creek & District
Memorial
Lest We Forget
Dedicated to the memory of
those who paid
the supreme sacrifice
World Wars 1914-18, 1939-45

Drinking fountain - marble plaque 2

Erected by C.W.A. 1952.

Drinking fountain - plaque 3

WWI
[Names]

Drinking fountain - plaque 4

WWII
[Names]

Wall - plaque 1

Yerong Creek
Memorial Honour Roll

Erected to recognise the ceasing of hostilities World War II 1939-1945
Unveiled by
Mr Bruce Ruxton OBE RSL President Victoria &
the Hon Noel Hicks MP Member for Riverina
dedicated by
Gary Kenney
Chaplin of 1 RTB
4th August 1995.

Wall - plaque 2

1914 1918
Yerong Creek & District
WW I
Honour Roll
For God, King & Country 
[Names] 
+ Made the Great Sacrifice

Wall - plaque 3

1939 1945
Yerong Creek & District
WW II
Honour Roll
For God, King & Country 
[Names] 
Vietnam
[Names]
+ Made the Great Sacrifice

Address
Stanley Galvin Park
Plunket Street
Yerong Creek NSW 2642
Local Government Area
  • Lockhart Shire
Setting
  • Garden/park
Memorial type
  • Fountain/Drinking fountain
  • Wall
Recorded by
Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
1952
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
1995-08-04
Dedication date
04 August 1995
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45
  • Vietnam War, 1962–75

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