2020 marks 75 years since the end of the Second World War. To commemorate this important year, the NSW Government is interviewing WWII veterans about their experiences. Read our 75th Anniversary Stories.
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.
Lest We Forget.
1939 Roll of Honour 1945
Unveiled by T. J. Hartigan Esq. C.M.G. Commissioner for Railways.
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