NSW Officers of the PMG's Department Honour Roll and Book of Remembrance

Description

The First World War Honour Roll is a large polished granite plaque into which is set a lighter polished marble tablet onto which are inscribed the names of Post-master General's Department (P.M.G.) officers from NSW who were killed or died while on service with the A.I.F. The names are decorated with gold leaf. The second honour roll is a facsimile book in which the names of all P.M.G. staff who died in both wars were written. The book is set behind glass in a wooden cabinet with a bronze inscription above it and a bronze laurel wreath below.

Located in the former Sydney General Post Office.

Inscription

Honour roll:

To the glorious dead. Officers of PMG's Department in NSW who were killed or died while on service with the AIF.

Plaque above Book of Remembrance:

In memory of the officers of the Postmaster General's Department who died in the cause of freedom 1914-1918, 1939-1945.

Explanatory panel:

This book is in memory of those officers of the Postmasters Generals Department who died in the cause of freedom 1914-18, 1939-45. This facsimile* edition has been created to preserve the original item. The original volume is now in storage at Australia Post headquaters in Victoria. To protect the volume and its inscription from further deterioration and to ensure its survival into the future. * Facsimile produced by Conservation Access, State Library of New South Wales, February 2000.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
R J Smith World War 1 view
H A Smythe World War 1 view
W H Sparling World War 1 view
L N Stafford World War 1 view
W J Stapleton World War 1 view
W J J Starling World War 1 view
A V Steel World War 1 view
D J Stewart World War 1 view
L A A Strickland World War 1 view
T B Sullivan World War 1 view
Address
Cnr Martin Place and George Street
Sydney NSW 2000
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Location/surrounding area
Former Sydney GPO (General Post Office)
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
  • Memorial book/Book of Remembrance
Recorded by
David Roden
Established Date format: 
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Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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