Adelaide Commissioner of Public Works Roll of Honour

Details

Location Torrens Building, Victoria Square, Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
Type honour_board
Description

Large wooden honour board with 12 columns of names

Built Not yet discovered
Opened 27 May 1919 by Viscountess Jellicoe
Inscription

COMMISSION OF
PUBLIC WORKS

Names of those
who have
ENLISTED for SERVICE
1914 in the 1919
AUSTRALIAN IMERPIAL FORCES

THE ROLL OF HONOUR

HE DIED THE NOBLEST DEATH A MAN CAN DIE
FIGHTING FOR GOD, FOR TRUTH AND LYALTY
AND SUCH A DEATH IS IMMORTAILITY

DULCE ET DECORUM EST PRO PATRIA MORI

PUBLIC WORKS OFFICE
(Names)

ENGINEER IN CHIEF'S
DEPARTMENT
(Names)

HYDRAULIC ENGINEER'S
DEPARTMENT
(Names)

WORKS AND BUILDINGS
DEPARTMENT
(Names)

HARBORS BOARD
(Names)

SUPPLY AND
TENDER BOARD
(Names)

DEPARTMENT OF
ABORIGINIES
(Names)

MINISTER OF MINES
(Name)

This board was unveiled on May 27th 1919 by the Viscountess Jellicoe
on the occasion of the visit of Admiral of the Fleet Viscount Jellicoe GCB, OM, GCVO, RN

The Hon. Geo. Ritchie M.P. being Commissioner of Public Works

Condition

Excellent

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

MCARTHUR, Colin Neil

Service number 4171
Sergeant
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1

JOHNSTON, William Rorke

Service number 19595
Lieutenant
Born 11 Feb 1895

GLASSENBURY, Frederick George

Service number 1670
Private
48th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Mar 1883

PENGILLY, Arthur Gordon

Service number S66240
Private
Born 7 Sep 1895

WEATHERILL, Joseph Cook

Service number S213585
Lieutenant
1 POW Guard Company
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 26 Feb 1889

RAGGATT, Herbert Lindsay

Service number 2482A
Staff Sergeant
6 Cavalry Regiment AMF
Australian Military Forces (Army WW2)
Born 1894

TRIPP, Hubert Frank

Service number 1428
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 20 Dec 1891

BERESFORD, William Russell de la Poer

Service number OFFICER
Captain
50th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 31 Oct 1893

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