2020 marks 75 years since the end of the Second World War. To commemorate this important year, the NSW Government is interviewing WWII veterans about their experiences. Read our 75th Anniversary Stories.
This large book contains nearly three hundred veterans' names inscribed in gold, red and black gothic-style lettering. The book is set within a polished wood and glass case, attached to the wall of the foyer to the Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers.
The book of remembrance
This book was designed and inscribed by Eric Roberts 54 Margaret St, Sydney
Additional inscriptions penned by Neil D. Stevenson School of Graphic Arts Sydney Technical College
I am very proud to write a Foreword for your Book of Remembrance commemorating the brave men and women of Ku-ring-gai who gave their lives in the 1939-1945 War. No word of mine can add to the world wide reputation for courage and devotion to duty of those who served in the various Australian Forces in the long struggle throughout the world. They gave of their best to serve the Empire. It is up to each one of us to owe gratitude for their sacrifice by keeping alive their spirit. This will be our finest tribute to their memory. The Right Honourable The Earl of Gowrie, VC, PC, GCMG, CB, DSO Governor General of Australia 1936-1945
World War 1939-1945
We will remember them
|Rank||Given Name||Family Name||Conflict/s||Fate||Service No.||Service||Campaign||Link|
|John Philip||Adam||World War 2||view|
|James Jeffery||Allen||World War 2||view|
|Robert Maxwell||Allott||World War 2||view|
|Edwin Laurence||Anderson||World War 2||view|
|Joseph Edward||Andrews||World War 2||view|
|Brian Andrew||Armstrong||World War 2||view|
|Allan Edward||Arnold||World War 2||view|
|Alan Edwin||Astill||World War 2||view|
|Roy William||Bacon||World War 2||view|
|Gordon Cashel||Barry||World War 2||view|
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