Wickham Public School Great War Honour Roll

Description

A marble honour roll constructed by local stonemasonry firm Meldrum and Markey. At the top is a crest comprising of 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 adorn the left and right sides, enhancing the design. Two explanatory plaques accompany the memorial (pictured).

After the Newcastle Earthquake in 1989, the Wickham School was closed. The Honour Roll was transferred to Newcastle Regional Museum until it closed. At at January 2018, it is on display at the Newcastle Interchange.

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.

[Names]

Unveiled 27th July 1918 by Ald R.J. Bond Esq J.P. Mayor. 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
Stewart Avenue between Beresford and Station Streets,
Newcastle Interchange, Platform 1,
Wickham NSW 2302
Local Government Area
  • Newcastle, City of
Setting
  • Building – inside
Location status
Moved/altered
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Mr Robert McLardy
Established date
1918
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
1918-07-27
Dedication date
27 July 1918
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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