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

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 the First World War 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

Loco turning and machine Shop.
Roll of Honor 1914 1919.
Lest We Forget.

[Names]

Erected by Shopmates.

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
W Hellyer World War 1 1914 France/Flanders view
J Harris World War 1 1915 Gallipoli/Egypt view
T Graham World War 1 1914 Palestine view
T Glassbrook World War 1 1916 Palestine view
J Flannigan World War 1 1915 Palestine view
W Ferris World War 1 Killed 1914 Gallipoli/Egypt view
J Donsworth World War 1 1915 France/Flanders view
J Desborough World War 1 1916 Gallipoli/Egypt view
W Cridland World War 1 1914 Palestine view
F Corbet World War 1 1914 Gallipoli/Egypt view
Address
Central Station
Haymarket NSW 2000
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
Setting
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
David Roden. Updated information by Sydney Trains.
Established Date format: 
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Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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