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Thirroul RSL Sub-Branch Honour Board

Thirroul RSL Sub-Branch Honour Board
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Thirroul RSL Sub-Branch Honour Board
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Thirroul RSL Sub-Branch Honour Board, close-up of names
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Description / Background

This war memorial is an honour board for those who served in the Second World War, Malayan Emergency, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War. It consists of four steel panels, mounted on a large concrete plinth. The largest panel, located in the centre of the plinth, is inscribed with the list of names. The three smaller panels surrounding it contain the dedication and details of the unveiling, which took place on 21 August 2011.

The memorial is located in Woodward Memorial Park in Thirroul, NSW, adjacent to the Thirroul War Memorial

Inscription

Plaque 1

Returned & Services League of Australia
New South Wales Branch Incorporated
"The price of liberty is eternal vigilance"

Honour Board
Thirroul Sub Branch. RSS & AILA.

Plaque 2

World War Two 1939–1945
[Names]
Ex-Service women
[Names]
Malayan Emergency 1948–1962
[Names]
Korea 1950–1953
[Names]
Vietnam 1965–1972
[Names]

* Paid the supreme sacrifice

Donated in memory of our dear father & grandfather W J "Billy" Williams

Plaque 3

This memorial is placed here in remembrance of the Thirroul men and women who served their country in the above conflicts.

The unveiling of the memorial was made by Mr. Donald Rowe O.A.M. NSW State President Returned Services League of Australia on the 21st August 2011

Plaque 4

M. Ackerman President
B. Brown Hon Tres.
B. Lehane Hon Sec.

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Address
Woodward Memorial Park
Lot 107 Brickworks Avenue
Thirroul NSW 2517
Local Government Area
Wollongong, City of
Setting
Garden/park
Memorial type
Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Wollongong City Council
Dedication date
21 August 2011
Conflict/s
Second World War, 1939–45
Korean War, 1950–53
Malayan Emergency, 1950–60
Vietnam War, 1962–75
Materials
Concrete
Metal