Bo Bo Creek Public School First World War Roll of Honour

Bo Bo Creek, via Wingham, Public School WW1 Roll of Honour
Description

A dark timber roll of honour with names printed in gold. The pediment is decorated with coloured Australian flag and Union Jack.

The Wingham Chronicle, 17 September 1918, reported a patriotic social was held at Mr W. McPherson's property at Bo Bo to raise funds for the purchase of an honour roll for the area. The local school was known as Bow Bow Creek until 1900. It was open in the period between February 1858 until its closure in July 1967.

Inscription

PUBLIC SCHOOL
BO BO CREEK 
ROLL OF HONOUR
[Names]
*Killed in Action

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Private G E Allen World War 1 3793 AIF 3rd Mach Gun Coy view
Private J L Andrews World War 1 KIA 26.9.1917 3346 AIF 54th Battalion Flanders view
Private J Carey World War 1 KIA 19.7.1916 3481 AIF 53rd Battalion Fleurbaix view
J Davy World War 1 view
W D E Downes World War 1 view
Private C Kennedy World War 1 818 AIF 35th Battalion view
Private R Kennedy World War 1 3153 AIF 13th Battalion view
Private O B Latimore World War 1 3771 AIF 1st Battalion view
Private T H Martin World War 1 4601 AIF 45th Battalion view
Private E W McPherson World War 1 3782 AIF 1st Battalion view
Address
Wingham Museum
12 Farquhar Street
Wingham NSW 2429
Local Government Area
  • Mid-Coast Council
Setting
  • Building – inside
Location status
Moved/altered
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Graham Wilson OAM
Established date
c1918
Established Date format: 
$e_original_date = $entity->field_established['und'][0]['value']; if (!empty($e_original_date)) { $changed_date = strtotime($e_original_date); $new_date = date("d F Y", $changed_date); print '
Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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