M.W.S. and D.B. (Metropolitan Water Sewerage and Drainage Board) 1939-1945


Cast bronze plaque roughly 800x1500mm containing details of MWSDB staff killed between 1939 and 1945. One of a matched pair, the first of which honours WWI casualties.


Quique sui memores alios fecere merendo (top border); Lest We Forget (bottom border); A roll honouring the 1072 employees who enlisted is in the Board’s library (bottom border)

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Bdr W O Thorburn World War 2 KIA view
Pte W S Cook World War 2 KIA view
Sydney Water Head Office
Pitt Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Location/surrounding area
Former lobby, Ground floor, MWS&DB Building, Pitt St (now Sydney Water Head Office).
Recorded by
MacLaren North, Natural & Cultural Resources Manager, Sydney Water Corporation
Established date
c. 1945

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