St Matthew's Church First World War Honour Roll, Rye Park


A wooden honour roll in the form of a display cabinet with two doors. When the doors are open, the list of names is visible across three panels. 

St Matthew's Anglican Church in Rye Park is now a private residence. This roll is now located in the Rye Park Memorial Hall.

Notes on veterans' names:

  • R Mewburn: possibly Robert 3141, 25th battalion 
  • Private O M Styles: probably Oswald 3386, private, 34th battalion 
  • A H Horton: possibly Albert Henry 788, private, 36th battalion 
  • A Howes: possibly Alfred Francis Sidney date of death 20.7.1917, 2nd battalion, 7482
  • N Howes: possibly Norman John, private, 2916 LH Camel Corps
  • R Howes: possibly Rupert James Clenso, Depot, enlisted but underaged, then discharged
  • Timber

God, King & Country.

St Matthew's Church Rye Park

Greater Love Hath
No Man Than This


Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
private Sidney Ernest Gorham World War 1 2328 AIF 6LH view
private Reginald Leslie Gorham World War 1 6915 AIF 17th bat view
A H Horton World War 1 AIF view
A Howes World War 1 AIF view
N Howes World War 1 AIF view
R Howes World War 1 AIF view
private Alfred Francis Sidney Howes World War 1 DOD 20.7.1917 7482 AIF 2nd bat view
private Abrahan Keefe World War 1 KIA 22.8.1918 France 3164 AIF 55th bat view
private Abrahan, Abe Keefe World War 1 KIA 22.8.1918 France 3164 AIF 55th bat view
private William Patrick Keefe World War 1 7501 AIF 3rd bat view
Rye Park Memorial Hall
17 Yass Street
Rye Park NSW 2586
Local Government Area
  • Hilltops Council
  • Building – inside
Location status
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Sandra Young
Established Date format: 
$e_original_date = $entity->field_established['und'][0]['value']; if (!empty($e_original_date)) { $changed_date = strtotime($e_original_date); $new_date = date("d F Y", $changed_date); print '
Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
Dedication date
29 December 1918
  • First World War, 1914–18

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