St Mary's Anglican Church First World War Honour Board, Balmain East

St Mary's Anglican Church World War I Honour Board, all panelsSt Mary's Anglican Church World War I Honour Board, left panelSt Mary's Anglican Church World War I Honour Board, centre panelSt Mary's Anglican Church World War I Honour Board, right panel
Description

The honour board consists of a central varnished timber panel. The panel is carved in classical style with doric columns at each side and with three name panels. There are two matching supplementary varnished timber name panels, either side of the main board.  Each panel on the central board includes 31 names and each side panel  has10 names. In total 113 names are inscribed. 

The board includes a dedication to Lance Corporal Franki at its base. The board was purchased and donated by Mr and Mrs J Franki in memory of their son, Stirling Napier Franki. Mr J Franki was the Managing Director of the Mort Bay and Engineering Company. The Mort Bay and Engineering Company were paid to complete the lettering on the memorial at a cost of £2, 8s, 9d. The cost was recovered through the raising of a special offertory taken up in October 1917 (£2,10s, 6d raised).

The memorial was dedicated by the Dean of Sydney, Reverend Albert Talbot at a choral service. The Dean preached the sermon at the same service.

Materials
  • Timber
Inscription

Centre panel:

For King & Empire European War 1914

[Names]

In Loving Memory Of Lce Cpl Stirling Napier Franki Pozieres July 27th 1916.

Left panel:

[ Names]

Right panel:

[Names]

Veterans listed on this memorial

Address
85 Darling Street,
Darling Street Anglican Church,
Balmain NSW 2037
Local Government Area
  • Inner West Council
Setting
  • Building – inside
Location status
Original location
Memorial type
  • Board/roll/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Suzanne Stebbings
Established date
1917
Established Date format: 
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Established date
'; print $new_date; } else{ print ''; }
Dedication date: 
08/07/1917
Dedication date
07 August 1917
Conflict/s
  • First World War, 1914–18

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