Second World War and C.E.N.E.F. Memorial Plaque, St Andrew's Cathedral


A polished brass plaque with the inscription raised and an enamel badge of the C.E.N.E.F. at the top. The plaque is attached to a side wall of the Cathedral. The C.E.N.E.F. was the Church of England National Emergency Fund which conducted a number of facilities and services, including recreation huts at St Andrew's Cathedral, for service personnel during and shortly after the Second World War.


Dedicated as a memorial to the men and women who served in the King's Forces during the World War 1939-1945 and to the men and women who served them in the name of the Church. Unveiled by His Royal Highness the Duke of Gloucester PC, KG, KT , KP, GCB, GCMG, GCVO, Governor General of Australia, October 24th 1946.

St Andrews Cathedral,
Cnr George and Bathurst Streets,
Sydney NSW 2000
Local Government Area
  • Sydney, City of
  • Building – inside
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
David Roden
Established date
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Dedication date: 
Dedication date
24 October 1946
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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