English, Scottish and Australian Bank Great War Roll of Honour

Description

An ornate timber honour roll containing five panels of names which are embossed with gold leaf.

The centre panel, listing those officers Killed in Action, is flanked on either side by two panels of those who served. Staff members are listed as being either from the 'Head Office Establishment' or the 'Australian Establishment' and any military decoration is signified by an asterisk alongside the relevant name.

Among the board's decorations are three wreath motifs and the bank's own emblem at the apex of the board.

Notes on veteran names:

  • Australian War Memorials records list:
    • five GH Taylors who died on active service and separately two who received awards.
    • two AG Morrises who were decorated.
    • two RH Thomsons who were decorated.
  • The following veterans were from Head Office: Chamberlain, Clarke, Danks, Lindon, Miller, Milne, Paine, Ritchie, Silk, Taylor, Wallace, Williamson, Jones.

Additional information: The ES and A Bank merged with the ANZ Bank in 1970.

Inscription

Roll of Honour The Great War 1914 1919

[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
T E Clarke World War 1 view
T E O Nell World War 1 view
T J Sheedy World War 1 view
T J Bromilow World War 1 view
T P Veal World War 1 view
T R Webb World War 1 view
W A Lawrie World War 1 view
W C Vardy World War 1 view
W E Johnson World War 1 view
W F S Robertson World War 1 view
Address
365 George Street,
ANZ Bank,
Sydney NSW 2000
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Setting
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
David Roden
Established Date format: 
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Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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