2020 marks 75 years since the end of the Second World War. To commemorate this important year, the NSW Government interviewed WWII veterans about their experiences. Read our 75th Anniversary Stories.
A small, polished wooden board with names and inscriptions in gilt. The board is decorated with carved wooden columns at each side and in the centre a wooden torch incorporating a red flame-shaped lamp. Below the torch is a shelf on which a Book of Remembrance is displayed.
Top of board:
1939 - 1945 Roll of Honour World War II. In memory of those who gave their lives.
Below the torch:
In honour of those who served their names are written here in the Book of Remembrance.
Brass plate at base of board:
This board was given in memory of Brian Charles Taylor O'Reilly who died on April 27th 1946 aged 24 years, 'Greater love hath no man than this.'
Cover of book:
Book of Remembrance. Leigh Memorial Methodist Church Parramatta
Leigh Memorial Church Parramatta. Book of Remembrance recording the names of those connected with this Church who served in the Second Great World War, 1939 - 1945. A vision flamed above, a voice within spoke clear, the symbol of Christ's mighty love shone radiant and near.
|Rank||Given Name||Family Name||Conflict/s||Fate||Service No.||Service||Unit||Campaign||Link|
|Arthur||Beasley||World War 2||2/6 Aust Survey Bty||Middle East, SW Pacific||view|
|Earl Napier||Bensley||World War 2||4 Aust Watercraft W/shp||SW Pacific||view|
|Reginald James||Bensley||World War 2||6 Aust Army Tps Coy.||Australia||view|
|Mervyn Harold||Birch||World War 2||2 Aust A/Tk Reg||Middle East||view|
|Alan William||Bowman||World War 2||2/10 Aust Docks RAE||SW Pacific||view|
|Keith Mac Farland||Brown||World War 2||2/15 Aust Fd. Reg||Malaya||view|
|Keith McF||Brown||World War 2||DOS||view|
|Ross Wheaton||Carpenter||World War 2||2/7 Aust Fd. Amb.||SW Pacific||view|
|Raymond Joseph||Carrington||World War 2||RAAF||23 Sqn RAAF||SW Pacific||view|
|Robert Cornelius||Charters||World War 2||43 Bty 111 Aust A/Tk Reg||Australia||view|
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