Boomi Public School Ex-Students Second World War Honour Roll

Boomi Public School Ex-Students Honour Roll – WW2, 1939-1945
Description

A simple timber honour board for the Second World War can be found inside the Boomi Public School. It is approximately 1.2 metres square in size. The board lists 38 students who attended the school and saw service in the Australian Imperial Force during the war. Of those listed, eight have no clear connection to Boomi on their service records. Two rejected volunteers are also listed on the memorial.

Boomi Public School was established in 1901. The school is a small in size and isolated, being located in the far north-west of New South Wales, approximately 100 kilometres from Moree.

Inscription

HONOUR ROLL.
WORLD WAR 1939_1945.
EX-STUDENTS BOOMI PUBLIC SCHOOL.
[Names]
Rejected
[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Gunner F A Adams World War 2 NX95788 Army 7 A.I.T. BGE view
J G Adams World War 2 view
G Binge World War 2 view
Private W S R Bruen World War 2 NX165391 Army 2/1 Pioneer Battalion view
Corporal Joan Bruen World War 2 97660 RAAF 11 Stores Depot view
Gunner R F Bruen World War 2 N318928 Army Coastal Artillery Sydney view
Corporal E P Bruen World War 2 NX112433 Army 11th Division Provost Company view
Private B Butler World War 2 N294335 Army 115 General Transport Company view
Private D Butler World War 2 NX161119 Army Darwin Details E Depot view
Corporal W P Delahunty World War 2 NX3896 Army 6th Division 2/1st Battalion Egypt - New Guinea view

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Address
Boomi Public School
25 Werrina 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: 
$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
  • Second World War, 1939–45