Railway Remembrance Wall, Central Station, Eveleigh Loco - Roll of Honour 1939 - 1945 Korea

Description: 

 

Part of the Railway Remembrance Wall. A light-coloured, polished wooden board decorated at the top with a crown, the Union Jack and the Australian Flag, a laurel wreath, two waratahs and the words "Lest We Forget".

Names are in white against a darker background behind glass panes.

Additional information by Sydney Trains:

A very large polished wooden Honour Roll board, with 364 Eveleigh Locoworks railways employees names who served in WWII and Korea written in white in nine columns, and behind three glass panes. It was decorated with a crown and Union Jack and Australian flags, a laurel wreath and two waratahs and the words 'Lest We Forget' above. It was produced by Eveleigh Locoworks staff and unveiled by Works Manager J. Bannister at Eveleigh on 26 July 1960, and was relocated after its closure in 1989, and fixed to the eastern Railway Remembrance Wall at Central Station.

 

Inscription: 

 

[Board]
Lest We Forget

[Bronze plate]
Erected by employees Eveleigh Loco.
Unveiled by J Bannister Esq Works Manager 26th July 1960

 

Dedication date: 

26/07/1960
 

War: 

Second World War, 1939-1945
Korea, 1950-1953
 
David RodenDavid RodenPeter WilliamsPeter Williams
 

Recorded by: 

David Roden. Updated images by Peter Williams. Updated info by Sydney Trains
 

Established date: 

1960
 

Address Data: 

Central Station
Haymarket NSW 2000
 
 

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