Manly Surf Club Second World War Roll of Honour


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


Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit at embarkation Campaign Read more
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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Cnr South Steyne and Ashburner Street
Manly NSW 2095
Local Government Area
  • Northern Beaches Council
  • Building – inside
Location status
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Mr. Michael Maher and Mr. Scott Calcraft - Manly Surf Club
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
  • Second World War, 1939–45