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.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
S Bingle World War 1 1917 Gallipoli/Egypt view
P Brown World War 1 1918 Gallipoli/Egypt view
W Brown World War 1 1915 Gallipoli/Egypt view
E Cleary World War 1 1915 Palestine view
J Collins World War 1 Died 1915 France/Flanders view
A Connington World War 1 Died 1916 Gallipoli/Egypt view
F Corbet World War 1 1914 Gallipoli/Egypt view
W Cridland World War 1 1914 Palestine view
J Desborough World War 1 1916 Gallipoli/Egypt view
J Donsworth World War 1 1915 France/Flanders view
Address
Central Station
Haymarket NSW 2000
Recorded by
David Roden. Updated info by Sydney Trains
Conflict/s
First World War, 1914-1918

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