2020 marks 75 years since the end of the Second World War. To commemorate this important year, the NSW Government is interviewing WWII veterans about their experiences. Read our 75th Anniversary Stories.
This First World War honour roll is a large, polished, dark granite plaque. Inset into the granite surrounds, is a lighter coloured, polished marble tablet. Names of the Postmaster General's Department (P.M.G.) officers from NSW who were killed or died while on service with the Australian Imperial Force are inscribed into the marble. The names are also 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 the First and Second World 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.
The memorials are located in Sydney's former General Post Office.
To the glorious dead. Officers of PMG's Department in NSW who were killed or died while on service with the A.I.F.
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.
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.
|Rank||Given Name||Family Name||Conflict/s||Fate||Service No.||Service||Unit||Campaign||Link|
|J E||Allison||World War 1||view|
|J||Armstrong||World War 1||view|
|P C||Baker||World War 1||view|
|A A||Barling||World War 1||view|
|A||Beavan||World War 1||view|
|Sgt||F||Becke||World War 1||KIA Gallipoli 15 Aug 1915||1028||1st Bn, D Co.||Gallopoli, Turkey||view|
|W J||Benn||World War 1||view|
|J F C||Blacrave||World War 1||view|
|J S||Blake||World War 1||view|
|T H||Blomley||World War 1||view|
Help us record history by adding to its record.