Haberfield First World War Roll of Honour

Haberfield School of Arts First World War Roll of Honour, after restorationHaberfield School of Arts First World War Roll of Honour, in 1924Haberfield School of Arts First World War Roll of Honour, 1917 proposal letterHaberfield School of Arts First World War Roll of Honour, 1918 invitation to unveiling ceremony
Description

This memorial is made of polished Queensland maple timber board. It is arranged in seven panelled sections, each framed by intricately carved columns. Across the top is a single panel with the words ‘Haberfield Roll of Honour’. It lists 430 names, including four nursing sisters and 48 men who died. All lettering is in gold.

It was repaired through a World War One Centenary federal grant by International Conservation Services Pty Ltd, and the restored memorial was unveiled by the Ashfield mayor on 27 April 2015.

After its relocation, the memorial remains inside the original 'School of Arts' part of the building, but is now on a different internal, south-facing wall.

Materials
  • Timber
Address
Haberfield School of Arts
78-80 Dalhousie Street
Haberfield NSW 2045
Local Government Area
  • Inner West Council
Setting
  • Building – inside
Location status
Moved/altered
Relocated due structural changes in c 1986 when the building was converted into a municipal library and the main entry was changed to create the Michael Maher Room.
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Susan Jackson-Stepowski
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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