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

Description

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.

Inscription

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 Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
Pte W S Cook World War 2 KIA view
Bdr W O Thorburn World War 2 KIA view
Spr W M Dorman World War 2 KIA view
Sgt W L Sellar World War 2 KIA view
F/Sgt W H Keeble World War 2 KIA view
Bdr W C Worner World War 2 KIA view
Lt W A Belford World War 2 KIA view
P/O S W Smith World War 2 KIA view
Gnr S D Swift World War 2 KIA view
F/Sgt R J White World War 2 KIA view
Address
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
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 ''; }

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