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
Description

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. 

Materials
  • Marble
Inscription

1914 The Great War 1919

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

[Names]

+ Signifies Life Laid Down

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Private H J McMaster World War 1 2618 AIF 33rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement France view
Private C W McMaster World War 1 KIA 10.06.1917 2613 AIF 33rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement Belgium view
W M Miller World War 1 view
Private R B Newlands World War 1 KIA 02.10.1917 4058 AIF 1st Australian Light Trench Mortar Battery Belgium view
Corporal V P Newlands World War 1 2856 AIF 2nd Battalion, 9th Reinforcement France view
Private W J Newman World War 1 KIA 05.04.1918 4342 AIF 33rd Battalion France view
Private Wm. Newman World War 1 2213 AIF 33rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement France view
Lieutenant B O'Neil World War 1 177 AIF 36th Heavy Artillery Brigade France view
Gunner Wm. Pitman World War 1 DOW 15.10.1917 29338 AIF 5th Australian Field Artillery Brigade Belgium view
J Power World War 1 view

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Address
Boomi Memorial Hall
22 Bishop Street
Boomi NSW 2405
Australia
Local Government Area
  • Moree Plains Shire
Setting
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Ronald L McIntosh
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date
15 November 1921
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18