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

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
F R Hughes World War 1 view
H Prior World War 1 view
T Wade World War 1 view
C Dive World War 1 view
J Lenton World War 1 view
W A Bale World War 1 view
B Gibson World War 1 view
P J McNamee World War 1 view
J Sharman World War 1 view
W T Carr World War 1 view
213 Castlereagh St
Sydney NSW 2000
Location/surrounding area
City of Sydney Fire Station
Recorded by
Mr. Ian Grimwood and Peter Levarre-Waters
Established date
Dedication date
1923-05-02 00:00:00.0

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