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Wilson's Creek-Huonbrook Second World War Honour Roll

Wilson's Creek-Huonbrook Second World War Honour Roll
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Description / Background

On Monday 20 October 1947, a meeting of the Wilson's Creek-Huonbrook Welcome Home Committee was held in the Wilson's Creek Hall to wind up the affairs of the committee. The Tweed Daily's issue on 31 October 1947 reported the committee had welcomed 35 returned men. Following the wind up, it was planned to use the money at hand to place an honour roll in the Wilson's Creek Hall. The Tweed Daily on 27 April 1948 reported the roll was to be unveiled on the following day at a social held in the hall.

The Northern Star and Tweed Daily on 3 May 1948 described the unveiling of the roll containing the names of 36 men who had served. Mullumbimby Mayor Ald. E. G. Davies performed the unveiling. The newspaper accounts published the names of the mem listed on the roll.

The simply designed timber roll features an art deco-style shape and is now located in the Mullimbimby Ex-Services Club.


WORLD WAR 1939-1945

Veterans listed on this memorial

Last held rank Given name Family name Conflict/s Service No. Service Campaign Read more
Corporal L E Beaumont World War 2 N165380 Army view
Staff Sergeant S N Bower World War 2 NX116978 (N299951) Army view
Private W J Brown World War 2 1905018 (QX37619) Army view
Private F Buckley World War 2 NX138265 (N166783) Army view
Private A Buckley World War 2 N458946 Army view
Lance Bombardier M C Bull World War 2 NX36929 Army view
Private V A Clout World War 2 NX88074 Army view
Lance Sergeant F Dryley World War 2 NX21842 Army view
R G Evans World War 2 view
Private W J Fischer World War 2 N165289 Army view

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Mullumbimby Ex-Services Club
58 Dalley Street
Mullumbimby NSW 2882
Local Government Area
Byron Shire
Building – inside
Location status
Memorial type
Recorded by
Graham Wilson OAM
Year of construction
Dedication date
28 April 1948
Second World War, 1939–45