Wickham Public School Honour Roll

Description

A marble honour roll constructed by local stonemasonry firm Meldrum and Markey. The crest comprises an Australian Military Forces badge with supporting Kangaroo and Emu. The years (1914 and 1919) are centred within laurel wreaths. Two vertical turned marble columns enhance the design.

Two explanatory plaques accompany the memorial - these are shown in Additional Images.After the Newcastle Earthquake (1989) the Wickham School was closed. The Honour Roll was transferred to Newcastle Regional Museum. More information about the Museum can be found here.

Inscription

Australian Commonwealth Military Forces
Erected by the Parents and Citizens Association in Honour of the Old Boys of the School who fought in The Great War.

Bottom Left:
Unveiled 27th July 1918 by Ald R.J. Bond Esq J.P. Mayor.

Bottom Right
Hon J.L. Fegan President
F. Neal Esq Principal
S. Brown Esq J.P. Secretary

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Campaign Link
A D Adam World War 1 view
T L Adam World War 1 view
O S Adam World War 1 view
J R Allan World War 1 KIA view
R M V Allan World War 1 view
D C Allan World War 1 view
C R Allan World War 1 view
S Amm World War 1 view
L H Amm World War 1 view
J Armstrong World War 1 view
Address
Newcastle Regional Museum, 787 Hunter St., [cnr. Hunter & Wood Sts]
Wickham (Newcastle West) NSW 2302
Location/surrounding area
Memorial Location
Recorded by
Mr Robert McLardy
Established date
1918
Dedication date
1918-07-27 00:00:00.0

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