Department of Education Brother Officers WW1 Honour Board

Description

A large, multi-panelled, light-coloured, wooden honour board with inscriptions and veterans' names printed in gilt. Names are listed on the board in order of enlistment date. In some cases the part of the Department in which the veteran worked is also recorded. This board is at the top of a three part memorial wall, flanked by the Australian and New South Wales flags, in the 2nd floor foyer.

Inscription

[Above the Honour Board]
For freedom's battle, once begun
bequeathed by bleeding sire to son
though baffled oft, is ever won. [Lord Byron, "The Giaour" (1813)]

[Top inscription]
In honour of our brother Officers who have gone forward to fight for the Empire all have offered their lives and some have given life in this sacred cause of freedom.

[Side inscription]
The names on this board are in order of enlistment.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Harry Matthews World War 1 view
John L Maxwell World War 1 view
David J McKay World War 1 view
John McNamara World War 1 view
James McRorie World War 1 view
Lawrence J McWhinney World War 1 Wounded view
James Miller World War 1 DOW view
Leslie J Nightingale World War 1 view
William J Noble World War 1 Wounded view
Francis A J O'Keeffe World War 1 view
Address
L2, 35 Bridge Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Location/surrounding area
Department of Education and Communities
Recorded by
David Roden

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