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 Colonel A A Buckley Second World War, 1939–45 NX321 Australian Army 2/2nd Aust Infantry Battal view
Private A G Park Second World War, 1939–45 NX84782 Australian Army 2/17th Aust Infantry Battalion view
Lance Bombardier B Skerrett Second World War, 1939–45 NX135142 (N164142) Australian Army 52nd Comp Anti Aircraftman Regt view
B Norris Second World War, 1939–45 view
B Davidson Second World War, 1939–45 view
B Smith Second World War, 1939–45 view
B Dowe Second World War, 1939–45 view
Lieutenant C Skerrett Second World War, 1939–45 NX1761 Australian Army 2/2nd Battalion view
C Leys Second World War, 1939–45 view
C Pengilley 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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