Brodies Plains First World War Honour Roll

Brodies Plains First World War Honour Roll
Description

The memorial is a bronze honour roll for the First World War. It is inscribed with 14 names, which are divided into four sections: those who served, returned from active service, invalided from camp, and volunteered.

The roll was made by the Wunderlich Company of Sydney, well-known makers of decorative bronze memorials. It has stylised features and a high level of craftsmanship that is typical of their work.

The roll was unveiled on the night of 22 January 1923 at the Brodies Plains Hall. The ceremony was conducted by Mr Stammer and the unveiling was performed by Mrs Fowler, mother of Aubrey Arthur Fowler who was the first soldier from the district who was killed in the war (Inverell Times, 23 January 1923). As a Gunner in the 10th Field Artillery, he died of wounds on 8 January 1917. He is listed in the first section of the roll. 

The roll has since been moved to the RSL Museum at the Inverell Pioneer Village. Access to it is restricted to the opening hours of the museum and village. 

Materials
  • Bronze
Inscription

Erected to the following soldiers of Brodies Plains who
served for God, King & Country in the Great War 1914–19.
[Names]
Returned from active service abroad
[Names]
Invalided from camp
[Names]
Volunteered
[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Alex Osborne First World War, 1914–18 view
Charles Osborne First World War, 1914–18 view
Private James Salmon First World War, 1914–18 3508 Australian Army - First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) 56th Battalion view
Private James Walsh First World War, 1914–18 897 Australian Army - First Australian Imperial Force (1st AIF) 33rd Battalion view

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Address
Inverell Pioneer Village
64 Tingha Road
Inverell NSW 2360
Australia
Local Government Area
  • Inverell Shire
Setting
  • Building – inside
Location status
Moved/altered
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Graham Wilson
Year of construction
1923
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date
22 January 1923
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18