M.W.S. and D.B. First World War Honour Roll


Cast bronze plaque, approximately 800x1500mm in size, containing details of Metropolitan Water Sewerage and Drainage Board (M.W.S. & D.B.) staff killed between 1914 and 1918. One of a matched pair located in the Board's library, the second honour roll commemorates Second World War casualties. 

A roll honouring the 356 employees who enlisted is located in the Board’s library.


M.W.S & D.B.

Dulce et decorum est pro patria mori
Lest we forget

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Pte J Alexander World War 1 KIA view
Sgt D J Anderson World War 1 KIA view
Pte J E Bayliss World War 1 KIA view
Pte C Booth World War 1 KIA view
Pte A E Briscoe World War 1 KIA view
Pte S R Bycroft World War 1 KIA view
Pte A Cee World War 1 KIA view
L/Cpl C R Cockburn World War 1 KIA view
Pte H Coles World War 1 KIA view
Cpl J Dann World War 1 KIA view
339-341 Pitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Location status
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
MacLaren North, Natural & Cultural Resources Manager, Sydney Water Corporation
Established Date format: 
$e_original_date = $entity->field_established['und'][0]['value']; if (!empty($e_original_date)) { $changed_date = strtotime($e_original_date); $new_date = date("d F Y", $changed_date); print '
Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
  • First World War, 1914–18

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