Parkes Methodist Church Second World War Book of Remembrance

Parkes Methodist Church Second World War Book of Remembrance, front coverParkes Methodist Church Second World War Book of Remembrance, fly leafInside Parkes Methodist ChurchParkes Uniting Church and surroundings
Description

The Book has a dark blue leather cover with the inscription in gilt. Each page contains a photograph of the veteran and handwritten information on that person's service. The information came from the veterans' families or veterans themselves. The process for collecting names is not clear, but does not include all Second World War veterans who attended then–Parkes Methodist (now Uniting) Church.

The Book is located inside the Parkes Uniting Church.

Inscription

Front cover:

Parkes Methodist Church

Book of Remembrance

Second World War

1939 - 1945

 

Fly leaf:

Parkes Methodist Church

Book of Remembrance

Second World War

1939 - 1945

A gift from Joseph Percival Watts

In loving memory of his wife,

Eva Christina Watts

Children: Ida, Beryl, Ron, Jim

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Sapper Richard James Allen Second World War, 1939–45 NX5558 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) 2/3 Battalion Mediterranean 1940 - 1944 view
Private Kuth Leonard Allen Second World War, 1939–45 NX87836 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) 7th Platoon A Company South-West Pacific 1942 - 1945 view
Private Jean Marie Allen Second World War, 1939–45 NF479609 Australian Women's Army Service 4th Company view
June Adell Allen Second World War, 1939–45 1041 Australian Womens Land Army view
Private Patricia Enid Andrew Second World War, 1939–45 NF481588 Australian Women's Army Service HQ AACS view
Driver Leonard Alfred Bennett Second World War, 1939–45 NX193726 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) 224 Australian Supply Depot Platoon South-West Pacific 1942 - 1945 view
Private Raymond John Best Second World War, 1939–45 NX193392 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) 4 A A O D South-West Pacific 1942 - 1945 view
Gunner H L Bradley Second World War, 1939–45 NX50875 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) 7th Division Mediterranean 1940 - 1944, South-West Pacific 1942 - 1945 view
Corporal Neville Edwin Bradley Second World War, 1939–45 NX101373 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) 2/1 Australian Forestry Company South-West Pacific 1942 - 1945 view
Private William Edward Bryant Second World War, 1939–45 NX32942 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) 54 Australian Infantry Battalion view
Address
Parkes Uniting Church
11-17 Court Street
Parkes NSW 2870
Local Government Area
  • Parkes Shire
Setting
  • Building – inside
Location/surrounding area
Inside the Uniting Church
Location status
Original location
Memorial type
  • Memorial book/Book of Remembrance
Recorded by
David Roden
Established date
1949
Established Date format: 
$e_original_date = $entity->field_established['und'][0][value]; if (!empty($e_original_date)) { $changed_date = strtotime($e_original_date); $new_date = date("d F Y", $changed_date); print '
Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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