Newcastle and District Firemen First World War Honour Roll

Description

Two marble tablets, detailing the name, enlistment month, year and the Brigade the man was attached to on enlistment. A star next to their name denotes 'Killed'. The tablets are surrounded by relief sculptures of hoses and firefighting equipment. The Union Jack and Australian Red Ensign surmount the memorial. The words 'Our Heroes' surrounded by a wreath are inscribed between the flags. The memorial was constructed by Meldrum and Markey.

Notes on veteran names:

  • All status codes have been taken from information contained in the Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour and the National Archives of Australia.
  • The Australian War Memorial awards Distinguished Conduct Medals (DCMs) to R Foster and L West.
Inscription

OUR HEROES

NEWCASTLE & DISTRICT FIREMEN

[Names]

* denotes Killed

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
J Bisson World War 1 view
R Brooks World War 1 view
H Callen World War 1 view
J Conn World War 1 view
J Doyle World War 1 view
R Foster World War 1 DOW view
G Hardy World War 1 KIA view
R Hunt World War 1 view
F Kennerley World War 1 DOW view
G Kimber World War 1 view
Address
Fire and Rescue NSW Newcastle Fire Station,
44 Union Street,
Newcastle NSW 2300
Local Government Area
  • Newcastle, City of
Setting
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Mr. Ian Grimwood
Established Date format: 
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Dedication date: 
03/28/1919
Dedication date
28 March 1919
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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