Hawthorn Postmaster General's Department Victoria 1

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Location Telstra Museum, Melbourne 375 Burwood Road, Hawthorn, Boroondara - Victoria, Australia
Type honour_roll
Description

Honour board commemorating Victorian Postmaster General's Department workers who served in World War 1. A total of 3,726 employees of the Postmaster General's Department enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force during World War 1. This represented about one in every five of the total number of men employed by the Department. Many other employees volunteered, but were rejected for health or other reasons, whilst men in key positions could not be spared. This board was displayed at the Spirit of ANZAC Centenary Experience, Melbourne, in February 2016.

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POSTMASTER GENERAL'S DEPARTMENT
VICTORIA

ROLL OF HONOR
1914 1918

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 8 people of interest from memorial

MATTHEWS, John Hilbert

Service number 1020
Second Lieutenant
14th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jan 1895

TRUSCOTT, Joseph Victor

Service number 3629
Sergeant
60th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 4 Jan 1894

RUSHBURY, Thomas Walter

Service number 3892
Sapper
Australian Corps Headquarters Signal Company
AIF WW1
Born 26 Jul 1897

JOHNSON, Charles Alfred

Service number 8000
Sergeant
6th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 1889

BOTTOMLEY, George Edward

Service number 812
Private
14th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 6 Jun 1866

MANNING, Godfrey George

Service number 99
Captain
4th Pioneer Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1890

CARMODY, Thomas James

Service number 530
Warrant Officer
Born May 1892

SHEPHERD, Francis Charles

Service number 2872
Private
57th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1891

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