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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
N C Burns Second World War, 1939–45 view
Aircraftwoman Daphne Butler Second World War, 1939–45 108507 Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) view
Leading Aircraftman B Byrnes Second World War, 1939–45 135860 Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) view
Private O M Byrnes Second World War, 1939–45 N105679 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) view
Corporal R Byrnes Second World War, 1939–45 35274 Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) view
Private B Cambridge Second World War, 1939–45 NX204586 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) view
Gunner J Cambridge Second World War, 1939–45 NX170546 (N437280) Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) view
Private R Cambridge Second World War, 1939–45 NX40327 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) view
Private T Cambridge Second World War, 1939–45 NX37214 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) view
W Cambridge Second World War, 1939–45 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