Boomi and District Public Great War Honour Roll

Boomi and District Public Honour Roll - The Great WarBoomi and District Public Honour Roll - The Great War - up closeBoomi and District Public Honour Roll - The Great War - rejected volunteersBoomi Memorial Hall

Decorative marble memorial tablet, located in the Boomi Memorial Hall. It was erected in memory of those who served in the Great War. The tablet was constructed by M.W. Hardy.

Of the names listed on the board, 71 have connections with Boomi and the surrounding locality. There are 31 veterans with a Boomi connection listed on their service records, 17 with connections with the surrounding areas and 17 no clear connection to Boomi. Six rejected volunteers are also listed on the board. 

  • Marble

1914 The Great War 1919

Boomi and District.
Public Honour Roll.
For King and Country.


+ Signifies Life Laid Down

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
W A Johnston World War 1 view
Private A S Johnston World War 1 DOW 10.02.1917 1853 AIF 33rd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement France view
Sergeant J A Laurence World War 1 264 AIF 19th Battalion, Machine Gun Company Gallipoli and France view
Private C N Law World War 1 6369 AIF 20th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement France view
Private E W Law World War 1 KIA 08.11.1916 4170 AIF 18th Battalion, France view
Private F J Law World War 1 1862 AIF 33rd Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement view
Driver A J Layton World War 1 32975 AIF Field Artillery, 2nd Div Ammunition Column France view
Gunner E R Maloney World War 1 11100 AIF 3rd Brigade Field Artillery France view
Private V C Matchett World War 1 KIA 13.10.1917 2597 AIF 33rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement France view
Lance Corporal W J Matchett World War 1 3247 AIF 6th Light Horse Regiment Egypt view

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Boomi Memorial Hall
22 Bishop Street
Boomi NSW 2405
Local Government Area
  • Moree Plains Shire
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Ronald L McIntosh
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 ''; }
Dedication date
15 November 1921
  • First World War, 1914–18