Thebarton E.S. Wigg & Son Ltd. WW1 Pictorial Roll of Honor Back to Search

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Location Thebarton (Southwark), City of West Torrens - South Australia, Australia
Type honour_board
Description

Beaten Copper Honour roll with 5 photographs of soldiers who served

Previously hung in the foyer of their main office 79 Port Rd, Thebarton.
But we believe Wigg & Sons  are now closed  so no idea where the Honour Roll is now

ROLL OF HONOR UNVEILED.
The employees of Messrs. E. S. Wigg and Son, Limited, Southwark, unveiled a roll of honor on Wednesday, February 19. The unveiling ceremony was performed by the Mayor of Thebarton (Mr. A. J. Blackwell, M.P.), to whom Mr. Powell moved a vote of thanks, which Mr. Keeley seconded. The relatives of those whose photos appear on the roll attended with the employees at the works.
The roll is a magnificent piece of work, on which appears the names and photos
of Private B. Kelly (killed in action), Trooper E. J. Whiteley (killed in action), Gunner W. F. Thompson, Private H. B. Slater, and Private A. E. Vardon.
The employees of this firm also subscribed £116 11/ to various patriotic funds during the war. The committee responsible for the function consisted of Misses M. A. Bray (secretary), M. Driver, Messrs. A. A. Keeley, R. Chapman, and R. Beasley (chairman).

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Built Not yet discovered
Opened by Mayor of Thebarton (Mr. A. J. Blackwell, M.P.)
Inscription

ROLL OF HONOR
MEN WHO ANSWERED THE CALL
FROM
E.S. WIGG & SON LTD.
SOUTHWARK
1914 1919
(Names and Photographs)

Condition

Excellent

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Names

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KELLY, Bert

Service number 1801
Private
27th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 10 Oct 1895

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SLATER, Howard Bentley

Service number 4576
Private
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 15 Apr 1893

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