Railway Remembrance Wall, Central Station, C and W Department Employees, Roll of Honour WW1 and WW2

Description

 

Part of the Railway Remembrance Wall. A large three panel polished wooden board, with names written in white behind glass panes. Above the names is a painted decoration including a small laurel wreath inside of which is a crown above crossed Union Jack and the Australian Red Ensign.The memorial is located near platform 23.

Additional information by Sydney Trains:

A very large polished wooden Roll of Honour board, with 187 Eveleigh Carriageworks railways employees names who served in WWI written in white, and 161 Carriageworks railways employees names who served in WWII written in white, and encased behind three glass panes.

It was decorated with a laurel wreath and crown, and crossed Union Jack and Australian Red Ensign flags above.

It was produced by Carriageworks staff and unveiled by Commissioner for Railways Tom Hartigan at Eveleigh on 22 April 1943, and listed R. Thompson as custodian from 1944-1948.

It was relocated after the closure of Eveleigh Carriageworks in 1989, and fixed to the eastern Railway Remembrance Wall at Central Station.

Inscription

1914 - 1918 

Roll of Honour

1939 - 1945

Erected by C & W Dept. Employees

Unveiled By

Col. T. J. Hartigan. C. M. G.

April 22nd 1943

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
A Adams World War 1 view
F Ambrose World War 1 view
F Amy World War 1 view
M W Anderson World War 1 view
W Anstead World War 1 view
E Antrobus World War 1 KIA view
J J Ariansen World War 2 view
J Armstrong World War 1 view
M Arnold World War 2 DOS view
H Auld World War 1 view
Address
Central Station
Haymarket NSW 2000
Recorded by
David Roden. Sydney Trains
Established date
1943
Dedication date
22/04/1943
Conflict/s
First World War, 1914-1918
Second World War, 1939-1945

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