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.
Part of the Railway Remembrance Wall, this is a highly decorated, large pressed copper plaque with numerous smaller bronze name and inscription plaques attached. The whole plaques is set on a light-coloured, polished wooden board, behind a glass pane. Decorations include representations of the Australian flag, the Union Jack, crossed swords on laurel wreaths, the NSW crest, filed guns and the Australian wattle. The memorial is located near platform 23.
Additional information by Sydney Trains:
A fine beaten copper plate Honour Roll board, with 29 Locoworks Fittingshop railways employees names who served in the First World War engraved on small brass plaques and attached to the copper, and encased behind a glass pane. It was decorated with beaten copper art work of crossed Union Jack and Australian flags, crossed swords on laurel wreaths, the NSW crest, filed guns and wattle above.
It was produced by Fittingshop staff and unveiled by Works Manager J. Scoular at Eveleigh on 25 April 1917, and was relocated after its closure in 1988, and fixed to the western Railway Remembrance Wall at Central Station. Note: all the names are also listed on the Eveleigh Locoworks consolidated Honour Roll WWI.
Roll of Honor. Loco Fitting Shop. Men who answered the call. 1914 - 1919.
A token of esteem by their fellow Shopmates.
|Rank||Given Name||Family Name||Conflict/s||Fate||Service No.||Service||Campaign||Link|
|N F||Reid||World War 1||view|
|S||Pattersen||World War 1||view|
|M||Murray||World War 1||view|
|K||Miller||World War 1||view|
|L||McReid||World War 1||view|
|A||Maxwell||World War 1||view|
|J||Lord||World War 1||view|
|J||Lindsay||World War 1||view|
|H||Kennedy||World War 1||view|
|S||Johnson||World War 1||view|
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