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

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 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

 

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

[Names]

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

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
C Roden World War 2 Deceased view
J D Ramsey World War 2 view
M Rae World War 2 view
T C Pudney World War 2 view
S L Prebble World War 2 view
R V Phillips World War 2 view
W Pettitt World War 2 view
S F Pellew World War 2 view
C W Peek World War 2 view
R Overmyer World War 2 Deceased view
Address
Central Station
Haymarket NSW 2000
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
David Roden. Updated info by Sydney Trains
Established Date format: 
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Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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