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New Guinea Volunteer Rifles Roll of Honour

Description
Bronze plaque dedicated to the New Guinea Volunteer Rifles and the individuals who served and died amongst its ranks during World War II. The plaque recognises 95 members of the unit who made the supreme sacrifice. The plaque displays military and unit insignia, colour patches and Battle Honours.
Location
Shrine of Memories, ANZAC Square, Brisbane Qld 4000

Location of New Guinea Volunteer Rifles Roll of Honour

Inscription

NEW GUINEA VOLUNTEER RIFLES

1939 - 1945 WAR

RABAUL MADANG BULOLO

MUBO WAU LAE

THIS IS A MEMORIAL TO HONOUR THE OFFICERS AND MEN OF

NGVR WHO FOUGHT WITH HONOUR AND DISTINCTION AND WHO PAID

THE SUPREME SACRIFICE HAVING FOUGHT AGAINST ALL ODDS

ROLL OF HONOUR

[Names]

THEY SERVED WITH HONOUR AND PRIDE

LEST WE FORGET

DEDICATED BY

NEW GUINEA AND PAPUA NEW GUINEA

VOLUNTEER RIFLES EX MEMBERS ASSOCIATION

(THROUGH TRIALS TO TRIUMPH)

Conflicts commemorated
Second World War, 1939-1945
Unit Memorials
Memorial type
Plaque
Commemorative services held
THe Shrine is utilised for commemorative events.
Recorded by
Matt Smith, QLD War Memorial Register
Date recorded
14 April 2009

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