Murwillumbah High School World War 2 Honour Roll

Murwillumbah High School World War 2 Honour Roll
Description

The Tweed Daily on 6 March 1947 reported that the Murwillumbah High School intended to finalise the honor roll and scroll of ex-students who served in the last war'. The names were to be displayed in A E Budd and Sons and A E Woods' windows. The war memorial was almost completed by early October and was to include a film projector unit, a public address system, an avenue of trees as well as the Honour Roll.' The memorial was dedicated to those old boys of the school who fought in World War Two, and especially those who died ...' (Tweed Daily, 5 November 1947). The memorial also included various plaques and the unveiling ceremony took place on Saturday 8 November 1947.

Inscription

[In wreath, Murwillumbah High School insignia] Murwillumbah High School - Pergo Periclitor Perago

ROLL OF HONOUR
A tribute to the ex-
pupils of Murwillumbah
High School who served
in World War II, 1939-45

[list of names]

GAVE THEIR LIVES

 

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Leading Aircraftman A R Baker World War 2 16273 539637 RAAF 15th SFTS Claresholm view
Pilot Officer A L Baker World War 2 KAccd 4/1/1942 403159 RAAF No 452 Squadron United Kingdom view
Pilot Officer H Boyd World War 2 KAccd 28/12/1943 426823 RAAF 20th Oper Tr U No 91 RAF Scotland, United Kingdom view
Flying Officer H Budd World War 2 KIA 1/8/1943 416307 RAAF 10th Squadron Atlantic Ocean view
Driver D Colefax World War 2 KIA 14/5/1943 NX73339 (N165029) Army 2/12 Field Ambulance At sea off Brisbane view
Warrant Officer F Cookman World War 2 DOD 22/6/1942 404199 RAAF 203 Squadron Middle East view
Sergeant L Dawes World War 2 KIA 6/2/1943 414541 RAAF Air Force H Quarters New Guinea view
Flying Officer T J Donohue World War 2 KIA 10/11/1942 411880 RAAF 54th Oper Training Unit United Kingdom view
Flying Officer R Finch World War 2 KAccd 17/4/1942 405176 RAAF 10th Oper Training Unit United Kingdom view
Flight Sergeant L Fincham World War 2 KIA 5/1/1945 425630 RAAF 463 Squadron France view
Address
Murwillumbah High School
86 Riverview Street
Murwillumbah NSW 2484
Location/surrounding area
In the Murwillumbah High School foyer
Recorded by
Graham Wilson OAM
Established date
1947
Dedication date
8/11/1947
Conflict/s
World War 2

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