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Private Jack Sydney West Memorial Plaque

Private Jack Sydney West Memorial Plaque
Private Jack Sydney West Memorial Plaque
Private Jack Sydney West Memorial Plaque
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Description / Background

This plaque includes a dedication to Private Jack Sydney West, service number NX47833, who died at the Sandakan Prisoner of War camp in Borneo during the Second World War. The plaque is mounted on a timber backing board and also includes inscriptions for two of Jack's relatives. 

In 2023, the plaque was moved from St Mark's Anglican Church in Nimbin and installed inside St Andrew's Anglican Church in Lismore. It is located next to the St Andrew's Anglican Church Sandakan Memorial Window

Access to the memorial is restricted to the opening hours of the church. 


In memory of

our loving mother and grandma

Mary Jane Morton

Died 15th October 1940 aged 90 years

One of the founders of this Church


My dear husband and our father

Sydney Albert West

Died 20th December 1940 aged 94 years


My darling son and our brother

Jack Sydney West

Died 20th September 1945 in Sandakan POW Camp Borneo

At rest


Veterans listed on this memorial

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
Private Jack Sydney West Second World War, 1939–45 NX47833 Australian Army - Second Australian Imperial Force (2nd AIF) South-West Pacific 1942 - 1945 view

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St Andrew's Anglican Church
10 Zadoc Street
Lismore NSW 2480
Local Government Area
Lismore, City of
Location status
Memorial type
Recorded by
Dr Ross J Leham
Second World War, 1939–45