Railway Remembrance Wall, Central Station, Loco Turning and Machine Shop, Roll of Honor 1914 - 1919

Description: 

 

Part of the Railway Remembrance Wall, this is a light-coloured, polished wooden board with veterans' names printed in gilt. The names are organised both by the place in which the veterans' served and the year of enlistment. The only decoration consistes of a painted, crossed Union Jack and Australian flag above an outline of Australia with a soldier superimposed. The whole board is encased behind a glass pane.

The memorial is located near platform 23

Please Note: The number in the 'Serv No.' Column is the year the soldiers enlisted.

Additional information by Sydney Trains:

A polished carved wooden Roll of Honour board, with 46 Locoworks Machineshop railways employees names who served in WWI written in gilt, and accompanied by the year of enlistment, and arranged in three columns titled: Gallipoli; Palestine; Flanders; and encased behind a glass pane.

It was decorated with crossed Union Jack and Australian flags, and a soldier on an map of Australia above. It was produced by Machineshop staff, 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.

 

Inscription: 

 

[At the top]
Loco turning and machine Shop.
oll of Honor 1914 1919.
Lest We Forget.

[At the bottom]
Erected by Shopmates.

 

War: 

First World War, 1914-1918
 
 

Recorded by: 

David Roden. Updated info by Sydney Trains
 

Address Data: 

Central Station
Haymarket NSW 2000
 
 

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Veterans Listed

FirstName LastNamesort descending Conflict Status Campaign Link
S Bingle World War 1 Gallipoli/Egypt view
W Brown World War 1 Gallipoli/Egypt view
P Brown World War 1 Gallipoli/Egypt view
E Cleary World War 1 Palestine view
J Collins World War 1 Died France/Flanders view
A Connington World War 1 Died Gallipoli/Egypt view
F Corbet World War 1 Gallipoli/Egypt view
W Cridland World War 1 Palestine view
J Desborough World War 1 Gallipoli/Egypt view
J Donsworth World War 1 France/Flanders view

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