Narrabri West Railway First World War Roll of Honor

Description

A roll of honor board covered with beaten copper, approximately 1300mm high by 900mm wide. The names are engraved onto small pieces of copper and placed on the board. Fifty-one veterans are commemorated and one name is missing. It was established around 15 December 1916 and was originally located on the wall at the Narrabri West Railway Station. The board was later relocated and is held by the Narrabri and District Historical Society at the Old Gaol Museum. 

Additional information by Sydney Trains:

This roll lists the names of Narrabri West railway employees names who served in the First World War. The name plaques are arranged in separate columns for the Locomotive Branch and Traffic Branch. It was decorated with fine beaten copper artwork of a crossed Union Jack and Australian flags, with flowers above. One name plaque is missing. It was originally located at Narrabri West Railway Station. After the closure of the station the board was relocated to the Narrabri Old Gaol Museum in 1987.

Inscription

1914-1918
Roll of Honor
Dedicated to the Narrabri
West & District Railway
men who have answered
the call
[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
A Atkins World War 1 view
T Brown World War 1 view
J Bullock World War 1 view
H Carlin World War 1 view
D Carter World War 1 view
W Charlton World War 1 view
R Charnley World War 1 view
L Clarke World War 1 view
W Collins World War 1 view
H Currey World War 1 view
Address
2 Bowen Street
Narrabri Old Gaol and Museum
Narrabri NSW 2390
Local Government Area
  • Narrabri Shire
Setting
  • Building – inside
Location status
Moved/altered
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Narrabri Shire Council
Established date
1916
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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