2020 marks 75 years since the end of the Second World War. To commemorate this important year, the NSW Government is interviewing WWII veterans about their experiences. Read our 75th Anniversary Stories.
A beaten copper shield, on which tiny copper name plaques for each veteran are attached. Names are grouped according to the veterans' role in the hospital (e.g. nursing staff). The shield is decorated with the Sydney Hospital badge at the very top, a crossed Australian flag and Union Jack and laurel leaves. It is mounted on a polished timber board. Lettering is engraved and blackened and some headings have been coloured in red.
The memorial is located in the former main hospital entrance foyer. It was dedicated in late November 1917.
Roll of Honor. Sydney Hospital Staff on Active Service.
'Quid verbis opus est? Spectantur agendo' [in red, meaning 'What is the use of words? Let us be judged by our deeds']
Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.
|Rank||Given Name||Family Name||Conflict/s||Fate||Service No.||Service||Campaign||Link|
|B J||Newmarch||World War 1||Hon Medical Officers||view|
|C||Meagher||World War 1||General Staff||view|
|C||Ryder||World War 1||General Staff||view|
|C||D'Arcy||World War 1||Nursing Staff||view|
|C C||Coghlan||World War 1||Resident Medical Staff||view|
|C C||Mitchell||World War 1||General Staff||view|
|C C||Humphries||World War 1||Resident Medical Staff||view|
|C E||Wassell||World War 1||Resident Medical Staff||view|
|C F||Warren||World War 1||Hon Medical Officers||view|
|C G||Allen||World War 1||Resident Medical Staff||view|
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