Commonwealth Bank of Australia First and Second World Wars Honour Rolls

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Description

The Honour Rolls are a series of four large bronze plaques located on either side of the Pitt Street doors to the Commonwealth Bank's main banking chamber. The larger two plaques are embossed with the names of staff members who served and died in the First World War.

The two smaller plaques commemorating the Second World War have the names of staff members who died in service.

Inscription

First World War plaques

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Roll of Honour.

Died on Active Service.

[Names]

Others who served. The Great War 1914-1918.

Second World War plaques

Commonwealth Bank of Australia Roll of Honour.

Died on Active Service.

[Names]

2593 other members of the Staff also served World War II 1939-1945.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
R S Beveridge World War 2 DOS view
G L Bingham World War 1 view
E E Birch World War 2 DOS view
N H T Bird World War 2 DOS view
P N Birt World War 2 DOS view
C C Bischof World War 1 view
G E Bishop World War 1 view
Flying Officer Geoffrey Livingstone Blackmore Second World War, 1939–45 Killed in action (KIA) 422388 Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) 576 Squadron Air war over Europe 1940–1945 view
L C de laT Blackwell World War 1 view
B J Bohane World War 2 DOS 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
Established Date format: 
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Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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