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Barraba and District Second World War Honour Roll

Barraba and District Second World War Honour Roll
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Description / Background

The memorial is a large polished rectangular timber honour roll, commemorating the service men and women who enlisted in the Second World War from Barraba and the surrounding district. The honour board is framed by a dark timber border and the memorial name and donation details are painted in large white lettering across the top. The names of 546 veterans are painted in gold and listed alphabetically in 14 columns on the honour roll. A painted diamond after the name of 27 veterans listed on the board indicates they died during the conflict. The memorial was donated by S A (Moe) Witten and the families of the late H A (Harry) Hiscock.

It is not known where the honour roll was originally located. The memorial is now located inside the Barraba War Memorial Hall.

Inscription

Barraba & District Honour Roll... 1939-1945.
Plaque donated by S A (Moe) Witten
& the families of the late H A (Harry) Hiscock

[Names and fate]

♦ denotes killed in action
Board shows Barraba & District enlistments

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
Sapper L K Bridges Second World War, 1939–45 N164043 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) view
Private H Briggs Second World War, 1939–45 NX71561 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) view
Corporal J Briggs Second World War, 1939–45 43885 Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) view
Gunner N Briggs Second World War, 1939–45 NX59375 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) view
Private Lyle Brodbeck Second World War, 1939–45 NX93600 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) view
Private G Browning Second World War, 1939–45 NX84999 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) view
Trooper R B Browning Second World War, 1939–45 NX49466 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) view
Corporal P Brynes Second World War, 1939–45 61096 Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) view
Bombardier A H Budden Second World War, 1939–45 NX167916 (N276008) Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) view
Squadron Leader L W Burgess Second World War, 1939–45 262129 Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) view

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Address
Barraba War Memorial Hall
143 Queen Street
Barraba NSW 2347
Local Government Area
Tamworth Regional Council
Setting
Building – inside
Memorial type
Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Graham Wilson
Year of construction
1954-1955
Conflict/s
Second World War, 1939–45
Materials
Timber