Commonwealth Bank of Australia First and Second World War 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 Campaign Link
G C Stables World War 1 view
L G Speak World War 2 DOS view
N W Spalding World War 2 DOS view
H P Southwell World War 1 view
J A D Somer World War 1 view
E C Snell World War 2 DOS view
A L Smith World War 2 DOS view
D D J Smith World War 2 DOS view
D N K Smith World War 2 DOS view
E Hilmer Smith 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
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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