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

Description

 

A large, dark-coloured polished wooden board with three glass-fronted panels on which veterans' names have been painted. Above the name panel is a painting of a crossed Union Jack and Australian flag, with a small crown. 'Lest we forget' is gilded at the very top of the board. This memorial is part of the Railway Remembrance Wall, 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 the Second World War, 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 the then Commissioner for Railways, Tom Hartigan, c1946 and was eventually fixed to the western Railway Remembrance Wall at Central Station. 

Inscription

 

Lest We Forget.
1939 Roll of Honour 1945

[Names]

Unveiled by T. J. Hartigan Esq. C.M.G. Commissioner for Railways.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
D R Warner World War 2 view
E Fletcher World War 2 view
N D Milne World War 2 view
J M Wells World War 2 view
R K Gibson World War 2 view
J D Mitchell World War 2 view
M A Wilks World War 2 view
R Goff World War 2 view
P D Mitchell World War 2 view
G T Williams World War 2 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 format: 
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Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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