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The main entrance of the school faces west towards Turton Road, Waratah. Above the main entrance are the words 'Memorial Entrance World War II 1939 -1945'. On either side of the entrance are two brass honour roll plaques with names of ex-pupils. At the top of each plaque is the badge of Newcastle Boys High and the school motto in Latin 'remis velisque' [With oars and sails]; with all one's might'.
The school was originally know are Newcastle Boys High and has had a number of name changes. It is now known as Callaghan College, Waratah Technology Campus.
Note on veteran names: The wording on the plaques seems to indicate those named are deceased.
Memorial Entrance World War II 1939 -1945
|Rank||Given Name||Family Name||Conflict/s||Fate||Service No.||Service||Unit||Campaign||Link|
|W N||Daniel||World War 2||view|
|W E||Menzies||World War 2||view|
|W||Dann||World War 2||view|
|Pilot Officer||W||Evans||World War 2||DOS 1 August 1943||403426||RAAF||94 Squadron||North Africa 1942-1943||view|
|T C||Taylor||World War 2||view|
|S L||Rees||World War 2||view|
|S F||Colman||World War 2||view|
|S||Caston||World War 2||view|
|R W||Edmunds||World War 2||view|
|R W||Barrett||World War 2||view|
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