Rozelle Sydney Harbour Trust Officers and Employees Pictorial Honour Board Back to Search

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Location NSW Roads and Maritime Services, 33 James Craig Road, Rozelle, Leichhardt - New South Wales, Australia
Type honour_board
Description

The Sydney Harbour Trust operated from 1901 to 1 February 1936 when it was replaced by the Maritime Service Board of NSW. There were 323 Sydney Harbour Trust employees who joined the 1st A.I.F. and served in the First World War. Of these 323, 44 died while on active service with the A.I.F. during the war. This memorial board has 41 photographs of the veterans who died while on active service, three photographs are missing. One died at Fromelles, seven at Gallipoli, 22 in France, 11 in Belgium, two in England and one in Australia.

It is to be noted that 14 of the veterans have no known grave. Father and son, William James Crocket and William Ezra Crocket both died in France, 11 days apart.

Lieutenant Herbert Edwin Williams was killed in action, with no known grave, during the landing at Gallipoli on 25 April 1915.

Lieutenant Walter Willoughby Smith was awarded the Military Cross on 23 May 1919, six months after he died in France.

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Inscription

Officers and employees of the Sydney Harbour Trust who lost
their lives in defence of the Empire in World War 1, 1914 – 1918.

[portrait photographs, names and details]

Condition

Good

Names

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WATHERSTON, Cyril Anderson

Service number 418
Driver
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 8 Jun 1887

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MARLES, Henry Arthur

Service number 2938
Private
54th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 18 Aug 1889

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DELOFFLER, Van

Service number 3037
Private
13th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1889

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BALL, Robert John Trembath

Service number 4748
Corporal
30th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jul 1886

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CIZZIO, Joseph William

Service number 516
Private
1st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1895

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CROCKETT, William Ezra

Service number 3725
Private
4th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 26 Jun 1898

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KILLIGREW, Septimus Bede

Service number 2863
Private
17th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1892

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HENDRY, Jack William

Service number 6110
Private
20th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 1898

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