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.
Wooden honour board with mounted silver plated name plaques to commemorate those who served. Also included are service emblems and decorative scrolls. The header "Manly Surf Club" is carved from wood, as is the border of the board.
Many young members of the Manly Surf Club (MSC) answered the call in the First and Second World Wars. It is unknown when, but apparently around to the end of each war, the honour boards were established by the club.
The MSC plans to restore the honour rolls from both wars, identify as many of the named persons as possible and appropriately cause their sacrifices and efforts to be acknowledged not only at the MSC, but throughout the Northern Beaches and elsewhere.
Note: the MSC is a separate organisation to the nearby Manly Life Saving Club (MLSC). The latter formed some years afterwards and is the club that voluntarily patrols the beach and competes in surf carnivals. Whereas, MSC was founded in 1907 as a club for surfers, although many members also joined MLSC. This is the current status with both clubs functioning separately, but amicably, since their respective times of inception.
Manly Surf Club Roll of Honour
1939 - 1945
World War II
|Rank||Given Name||Family Name||Conflict/s||Fate||Service No.||Service||Unit||Campaign||Link|
|J Dyson||Austen||World War 2||view|
|O B||Bevan||World War 2||view|
|Lt General||M F||Brogan||World War 2||231 (NX76403)||AIF||AHQ||South-West Pacific, Salaman-Lae Campaign||view|
|S W||Burke||World War 2||view|
|J A||Burstall||World War 2||view|
|A W||Crocker||World War 2||view|
|W A||D'arbon||World War 2||view|
|J S||Flynn||World War 2||view|
|E C||Fox||World War 2||view|
|E R||Glover||World War 2||view|
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