Tamworth Presbyterian Boys' Hostel World War II Honour Roll

Tamworth Presbyterian Boys' Hostel World War II Honour Roll
Description

This large timber honour roll is dedicated to the young men from the former Tamworth Presbyterian Hostel who served in World War II. It has classical features associated with other Honour Rolls. Once associated with the Tamworth Presbyterian Church, it is now located within the Tamworth City Uniting Church complex.

The Presbyterian Church established a number of boarding hostels that provided accommodation for boys throughout NSW so that they could attend local High Schools. Some hostels were established at Dubbo, Wagga, Parkes, Glen Innes and Stanmore. In time, they closed as boarding schools were established in country areas as well as boarding hostels established by the NSW Department of Education.

Materials
  • Timber
Inscription

HONOUR ROLL
1939 - 1945
of Tamworth Presbyterian Boys' Hostel

Veterans listed on this memorial

Rank Given Name Family Name Conflicts Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
J Atkinson Second World War, 1939–45 view
Corporal R G Baker Second World War, 1939–45 NX25133 Australian Army 2/7th Cavalry Regiment view
Trooper N R Berry Second World War, 1939–45 NX161831 (N443623) Australian Army 1st Aust Arm Car Squadron view
Trooper R L Blaxland Second World War, 1939–45 NX84831 Australian Army 2/6th Armoured Regt view
Private N A Boxsell Second World War, 1939–45 NX180984 Australian Army 2/1st Guard Regiment view
Sergeant K Bromham Second World War, 1939–45 279232 (NX118840) Australian Army 3rd N G Infantry Battalion view
Corporal N Brown Second World War, 1939–45 NX45191 Australian Army 2/18th Aust Infantry Battal view
Lieutenant Colonel A A Buckley Second World War, 1939–45 NX321 Australian Army 2/2nd Aust Infantry Battal view
Sergeant C Busby Second World War, 1939–45 NX204623 Australian Army 66th Battalion view
Craftsman J S Butler Second World War, 1939–45 NX167706 (N167957) Australian Army 134 BDGE Work/shops AEME view
Address
Dunn Hall, Tamworth Uniting Church
144 Marius Street
Tamworth NSW 2349
Local Government Area
  • Tamworth Regional Council
Setting
  • Building – inside
Location/surrounding area
In Dunn Hall at Tamworth City Uniting Church
Memorial type
  • Board/plaque/tablet
Recorded by
Graham Wilson OAM
Conflict/s
  • Second World War, 1939–45

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