Ku-ring-gai Second World War Book of Remembrance

Description

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.

Inscription

Cover:

The book of remembrance

Pages:

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

[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Arnold William Dowsett World War 2 view
John Maxwell Duncan World War 2 view
George Edwin Dwight World War 2 view
Arthur Richard Dyer World War 2 view
Alan Grosvenor Edenborough World War 2 view
Christopher Lynton Edwards World War 2 view
Norman Brewster Everett World War 2 view
Allan Graham Fairfax World War 2 view
Jack Bonfield Faviell World War 2 view
Leonard Charles Fenly World War 2 view
Address
818 Pacific Highway,
Ku-ring-gai Council Chambers,
Gordon NSW 2072
Local Government Area
  • Ku-ring-gai Council
Setting
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Memorial book/Book of Remembrance
Recorded by
David Roden
Established Date format: 
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Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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