Commonwealth Bank of Australia Honour Rolls, Martin Place

Description

Two bronze Honour Rolls are attached to the marble walls at the far end of the ground floor banking chamber in the Commonwealth Bank of Australia building. The first is in honour of staff of the Government Savings Bank of NSW who served in the First World War and the second in honour of Rural Bank of NSW staff who died in the Second World War.

Inscription

First World War Honour Roll

In honour of the officers of the Government Savings Bank of NSW who served in the Great War 1914-1918.

In memory of those members of staff who gave their lives in the cause of the Allies and in honour of all staff who took part in the Great War 1914-1918.

Died on active service 

[Names]

[Names]

Second World War Honour Roll

1939-1945

In memory of the staff of the Rural Bank who gave their lives in the Second World War.

[Names]

We will remember them.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Sgt A L Shepherd World War 1 view
Sgt J S Shiels World War 1 view
Pte M G M Shute World War 1 DOS view
Pte C B Smith World War 1 view
R Smith World War 2 KIA view
R R Smith World War 2 KIA view
Lt L C Smythe World War 1 view
Sgr*** E A Sparkes World War 1 view
WO1 A P Steel World War 1 view
Sgt J S S Steele World War 1 view
Address
Commonwealth Bank of Australia,
48 Martin Place,
Sydney NSW 2000
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Setting
  • Building – inside
Location status
Unknown
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
David Roden and Peter Levarre-Waters
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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