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South West Rocks RSL Club First World War Honour Roll

South West Rocks RSL Club First World War Honour Roll
Memorial Board
Memorial Board
Memorial Board
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Description / Background

This wooden memorial board is approximately 2 meters tall and lists 27 veterans from the area who volunteered for the First World War. Four of the veterans who died in active service are listed with an star following their names, a further three have their service records also marked as died while in the service. Five are unable to be identified with confidence on the Australian Imperial Force (A.I.F.) database or on the National Archives of Australia. 

Five of the veterans listed have running service numbers: B Cooper, 2538; Leonard Crossingham, 2539; William Crossingham, 2540; Wellington Cooper, 2541; and George Crossingham, 2542. All five joined the A.I.F. on the same day, 22 September 1916. All lived in the local area and were allocated to the 33rd Battalion.

The memorial can be found in the South West Rocks RSL Club.



And In

Honour Of Those Volunteered. 1914–19


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
K Baldwin World War 1 Royal Navy view
Private C W Beach World War 1 56422 AIF France view
Gunner R B Casement World War 1 6961 AIF France view
Private G Coleman World War 1 view
Private J Coleman World War 1 2769 AIF France view
Private W Cooper World War 1 2541 AIF Belgium view
Private G Cooper World War 1 2538 AIF France view
Private C Crossingham World War 1 2542 AIF France view
Private W A Crossingham World War 1 2540 AIF England view
Private L S Crossingham World War 1 2539 AIF France view

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41 McIntyre Street
South West Rocks NSW 2431
Local Government Area
Kempsey Shire
Building – inside
Memorial type
Recorded by
Ronald L McIntosh
First World War, 1914–18