Railway Remembrance Wall, Central Station, Honour Roll - Chullora Electric Carriage Workshops Honour Roll WWII

Description: 

 

Part of the Railway Remembrance Wall. A large, dark-coloured polished wooden board with three glass-fronted panels on which veterans' names have been painted. Above the name panel are painted crossed Union Jack and Australian flags with a small crown.

"Lest We Forget" is gilded at the very top of the Board.This memorial is located near platform 23.

Additional information by Sydney Trains:

Now known to be the Chullora Electric Carriage Workshops Honour Roll WWII.

A large polished wooden Honour Roll board, with 96 Railways employees names who served in WWII, encased behind three glass panes. It was decorated with a crown and crossed Union Jack and Australian flags, and the words 'Lest We Forget' above.

It was unveiled by Commissioner for Railways Tom Hartigan in c1946, and was eventually fixed to the western Railway Remembrance Wall at Central Station. 

 

Inscription: 

 

[Above name panels]
Lest We Forget. Roll of Honour 1939 1945.

[Below the name panels]
Unveiled by T J Hartigan Esq. CMG, Commissioner for Railways.

 

Dedication date: 

Unveiled by Commissioner for Railways Tom Hartigan in c1946
 

War: 

Second World War, 1939-1945
 
 

Recorded by: 

David Roden. Updated info by Sydney Trains
 

Address Data: 

Central Station
Haymarket NSW 2000
 
 

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