South West Rocks RSL Club World War 1 Memorial Board

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Description

This wooden memorial board is approximately 2 meters tall and lists 27 veterans from the area who signed up for the First World War.

Four of the veterans who died in active service are listed with an star following their names, a further three have their service records also marked as died while in the service. Five are unable to be identified with confidence on the AIF data base and on the National Archives of Australia. 

Five of the veterans listed on this Memorial Board have running service numbers: B Cooper, 2538; Leonard Crossingham, 2539; William Crossingham, 2540; Wellington Cooper, 2541; and George Crossingham, 2542. All five veterans joined the AIF on the same day, 22 September 1916. All lived in the local area. All were allocated to the 33rd Battalion.

The memorial board can be found in the South West Rocks RSL Club.

Inscription

DEO GLORIA
And In
Honour Of Those Volunteered. 1914–19

[list of names]

At Rest. *

Address
41 McIntyre Street
South West Rocks NSW 2431
Location/surrounding area
South West Rocks RSL Club
Recorded by
Ronald L McIntosh
Conflict/s
World War 1

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