Crows Nest Methodist Church First World War Roll of Honour

Wooden memorial board with gold lettering and crossed flags and list of veteransCrows Nest Uniting Church - street view

This roll of honour was created to commemorate those who served during the First World War. It originally belonged to the Methodist Church of which at the time there were about four congregations within the Crows Nest/North Sydney area, originally known as St Leonards.

Reverend F. Colwell is on this honour roll. During 1914-15, he was the minister of Walker Street Methodist Church. In 1915 he sailed on Themistocles as Captain Chaplain Colwell.

Crows Nest Uniting Church is NSW State Heritage Listed.


For God for King & Country 



Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
F Barker World War 1 view
S Barker World War 1 view
G Bennett World War 1 K view
S Bostock-Jones World War 1 view
K Briscombe World War 1 view
B Briscombe World War 1 view
C G Cable World War 1 view
H E B Chapman World War 1 view
F Rev/Chapn Colwell World War 1 view
A E Green World War 1 view
122 Shirley Road,
Crows Nest Uniting Church,
Crows Nest NSW 2065
Local Government Area
  • North Sydney Council
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Lorna Bassett
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 ''; }
  • First World War, 1914–18

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