Redfern Railways Electrical Workshops Honour Roll WWI

Redfern Railways Electrical Workshops Honour Roll WWI
Description

 

A large carved wooden Honour Roll board, in the classical style of a temple front, with Redfern Electrical Workshops railways employee's names who served in WWI, written in gilt in two columns.

Top of the honor board contains a painting of a red ribbon with "For King & Country" in gold font. Below it, "Men From the Staff of the Electrical W/shops, Redfern Who Left to Fight for Home & Freedom."

Later the Electrical Workshops employees names who served in WWII were added to bottom of the second column. It was produced by Electrical Workshops staff, and after its closure in 1988 was placed in storage. It is currently on display within Sydney Trains' offices (2016).

Inscription

 

For King & Country

Men From the Staff of the Electrical W/shops, Redfern Who Left to Fight for Home & Freedom

Address
477 Pitt St
Haymarket NSW 2000
Location/surrounding area
Currently on display within Sydney Trains' offices. Produced by Electrical Workshops staff, and after its closure in 1988 was placed in storage.
Recorded by
Sydney Trains
Conflict/s
First World War, 1914-1918
Second World War, 1939-1945

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