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Walker Street Methodist Church First World War Roll of Honour

Walker Street Methodist Church First World War Roll of Honour
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Roll of Honour | The World War 1914-1918
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Crows Nest Uniting Church - street view
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Description / Background

This roll of honour was created to commemorate those who served during the First World War. It was originally installed in the Walker Street Methodist Church (also known as Wesley). Walker Street with two other Methodist churches were closed in the 1960s and this honour roll was transferred to the Holtermann Street Crows Nest Methodist Church. In the late 1970s, this became the Holtermann Uniting Church. Holtermann Street Church was closed in 1993 and the congregation moved to the Crows Nest Uniting Church on Shirley Road, as did the honour board. 
 
Reverend F. Colwell was the minister of Walker Street Methodist Church (1914-1915). In 1915 he sailed on Themistocles as Captain Chaplain Colwell.
 
The following veterans: Cleland, Small, Winn, Davis, Lane, Roberts, Needham and Lee are recorded as being ‘indispensable helpers’ in the life of the Walker Street congregation.

Crows Nest Uniting Church is NSW State Heritage Listed.

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Roll of Honour The World War 1914-1918

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Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
W Anderson World War 1 view
F Berry World War 1 view
A Birchall World War 1 view
W Butcher World War 1 view
H Campbell World War 1 view
H G Cleland World War 1 view
J B Coats World War 1 view
F R Colwell World War 1 view
F Rev/Chapn Colwell World War 1 view
G Curtis World War 1 view

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Address
122 Shirley Road,
Crows Nest Uniting Church,
Crows Nest NSW 2065
Local Government Area
North Sydney Council
Setting
Building – inside
Memorial type
Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Lorna Bassett
Conflict/s
First World War, 1914–18