New South Wales Fire Brigades Roll of Honour


The Honour Board is massive and is constructed to the design of the department. It consists of six cast copper panels, framed in Queensland Maple. Upon the panels in raised letters are the names of 315 members of the NSW Fire Brigades Service. The panels are constructed by the electrolyte process at the Government Printing Office and it is believed to be the first occasion in which the process has been employed for work of this nature. The woodwork was executed by Messrs Dorhauer & Sons. The Rising Sun was donated by Messrs T. Green & Coy., The cost of the Honour Roll was f194. from The Board of Fire Commissioner's Minutes 2nd May 1923. Notes on veteran names: No records can be found for veterans with the following names having died during World War 1 : H W May, J Oldfield and P Sharkey. The status codes for these veteran are given as KIA as that is what is indicated by the memorial. J Oldfield could be William Joseph Oldfield or Frederick John Oldfield, and P Sharkey could be Edward Francis Sharkey. All other status codes have been taken from information contained in the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour and World War One Nominal Roll, the Commonwealth War Graves Commission database and the National Archives of Australia. On the memorial W Hewitt is given as W Hewitt and L J West is given as L G West. The Australian War Memorial indicates that S Aldenton was awarded a MC and H A Coveny was awarded a MM.



New South Wales Fire Brigades Members who served in The Great War 1914 - 1918


Dedication date: 

1923-05-02 00:00:00.0

Recorded by: 

Mr. Ian Grimwood and Peter Levarre-Waters

Established date: 


Location/surrounding area: 

City of Sydney Fire Station

Address Data: 

213 Castlereagh St
Sydney NSW 2000

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Veterans Listed

Given Name Family Namesort descending Conflict Status Service No. Link
P S Aber World War 1 view
L W Adams World War 1 view
S Aldenton World War 1 view
C W Allington World War 1 view
S Andrews World War 1 view
C Andrews World War 1 view
G Andrews World War 1 view
A Baker World War 1 KIA view
T Bale World War 1 view
W A Bale World War 1 view