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 Conflict/s Fate Service No. Service Unit Campaign Link
Leading Aircraftman M C Chaffey Second World War, 1939–45 444223 Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) N C view
Private I Chapman Second World War, 1939–45 NX11358 Australian Army 2/1st Mach Gun Battalion view
L Chapman Second World War, 1939–45 view
Sapper J L Colquhoun Second World War, 1939–45 NX128793 (168258) Australian Army 2/6th Field Company view
Flying Officer D A Cooper Second World War, 1939–45 421965 Royal Australian Air Force (RAAF) Air Armament and Gas School view
B Davidson Second World War, 1939–45 view
J Davidson Second World War, 1939–45 view
B Dowe Second World War, 1939–45 view
Corporal D R Doyle Second World War, 1939–45 NX128845 Australian Army 2/16th Aust Infantry Battalion view
D Edgar Second World War, 1939–45 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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