C and W Department Employees WWI and WWII Roll of Honour, Railway Remembrance Wall, Central Station

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 the First World War written in white, and 161 Carriageworks railways employees names who served in the Second World War 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

[Names]

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 Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
(not listed) Cronk World War 2 view
A Funston World War 2 view
A Sparks World War 1 view
A Leeke World War 1 KIA view
A Priest World War 1 DOS view
A Hughes World War 1 view
A Morehouse World War 1 view
A Prince World War 1 KIA view
A Bell World War 1 view
A Wallace World War 1 view
Address
Central Station
Haymarket NSW 2000
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Setting
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
David Roden. Updated information by Sydney Trains.
Established date
1943
Established Date format: 
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Established date
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Dedication date: 
04/22/1943
Dedication date
22 April 1943
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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