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
Lieutenant I R McDonald Second World War, 1939–45 NX45209 Australian Army 2/18th Aust Infantry Battalion view
Lieutenant J McIlrath Second World War, 1939–45 NX45150 Australian Army 2/18th Australian infantry Batt view
G P McIlroy Second World War, 1939–45 view
Sapper D McIlveen Second World War, 1939–45 NX83550 Australian Army 5th Machine Gun Battalion view
K McKerihan Second World War, 1939–45 view
P Milson Second World War, 1939–45 view
J A Newton Second World War, 1939–45 view
B Norris Second World War, 1939–45 view
Private A G Park Second World War, 1939–45 NX84782 Australian Army 2/17th Aust Infantry Battalion view
Sergeant D G Peacocke Second World War, 1939–45 NX22731 Australian Army NSW L of C Area Recruiting St 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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