Railway Construction and Maintenance Group R.A.E. A.I.F. WWII Commemorative Plaque, Railway Remembrance Wall, Central Station

Description

 

Part of the Railway Remembrance Wall, this bronze plaque commemorates the Railway Construction and Maintenance Group of the Royal Australian Engineers, Australian Imperial Force (R.A.E A.I.F.). In addition to the inscription, it has the Australia Remembers 1945-1995 crest and the State Rail logo. This memorial is located near platform 23.

Additional information by Sydney Trains:

A bronze plaque with the title 'Australia Remembers 1945-1995', and commemorates the Railways Construction and Maintenance Group in the Second World War.

It was unveiled in 1995 and fixed to the western Railway Remembrance Wall at Central Station.

Inscription

 

Australia Remembers 1945-1995

This plaque commemorates the formation of the Railway Construction and Maintenance Group R.A.E. A.I.F., under the command of Lt. Col. K A Fraser composed of skilled railway workers and other specialised personnel.

The Hon. Brian Langton, MP, Minister for Transport and Minister for Tourism.

21 May 1995 State Rail.

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
1995
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
05/21/1995
Dedication date
21 May 1995
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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