Neutral Bay (Superior) Public School World War I Honour Roll

Neutral Bay Public School Honour Roll
Description

The honour roll records the names of ex-students from Neutral Bay Public School who served their country in World War I. It was unveiled on 18 July 1919 by the Minister of Education.

The honour roll is made of stained timber (frames, panels, scrolls) with gold gilding and patriotic artwork (Union Jack and Red Ensign Flags).

In all, 402 ex-students of Neutral Bay Public School served in the war, 45 of whom did not return. Ex-students who gained distinguished honours include the youngest Australian soldier to serve in the war (Leonard Jackson, 13 years old) and Lieutenant Colonel D. Marks, DSO, MC, Croix de Guerre ans White Eagle of Serbia.

The honour roll hangs in the administration foyer of Neutral Bay Public School.

Materials
  • Timber
Inscription

Top centre:

Neutral Bay Superior Public School

Ex-pupils who nobly responded

to The Empires Call to defend our honour and liberty in the Great War beginning 1914

 

World War I battlegrounds above panels, left to right:

Gallipoli
Romani
Bullecourt
Mont St Quentin
Villers Bretonneux
Messines
Gaza
Pozieres

 

Bottom panel:

Centre panel unveilled 14th May 1915 by W.Anderson Esq., J.P., Mayor of N.Sydney

Complete Honor Roll unveiled 18th July 1919
by the Hon. AGF James M.L.A
Minister for Education

A. Cousins
Head Teacher

Address
Neutral Bay Public School
175 Ben Boyd Rd
Neutral Bay NSW 2093
Local Government Area
  • North Sydney Council
Location/surrounding area
In the administration block foyer of Neutral Bay Public School
Memorial type
  • Board/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Judy Goodsell, Raphael Gracia, Victor Tan
Established date
15/05/1919
Dedication date
18/07/1919
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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