Commercial Banking Company of Sydney WW1 Honour Roll Back to Search

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Location Commercial Banking Company of Sydney Building, 343 George Street, Sydney, City of Sydney - New South Wales, Australia
Type honour_roll
Description

The Honour Roll is located in what was the main banking chamber of the former Commercial Bank of Sydney's head office.

Bronze plaque mounted on wooden carved backing

The Honour Roll was recently unveiled in the banking-chamber at the head office in the presence of the directors, general manager, and members of the metropolitan staff. The ceremony was performed by Mr. O. J. Cohen, who mentioned that 345 officers of the bank enlisted for active service and 58 failed to return. Special honours gained were:— D.S.O., 5; O.B.E., 1 ; M.B.E., 1; M.O., 8; D.C.M.,1; M.S.M., 1; M.M., 5; mentioned in despatches, 9; Card of Honour awarded by Brigadier, 1.
Sydney Mail, 20 October 1926.

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Built Not yet discovered
Opened 6 October 1926
Inscription

IN MEMORY OF THE OFFICERS OF THIS BANK
WHO SERVED IN THE GREAT WAR 1914 -1919

[ Names ]

THEIR NAME
LIVETH FOR EVERMORE

Condition

Good

Names

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SMITH, George Achilles

Service number OFFICER
Captain
3 Battalion Imperial Camel Corps
AIF WW1
Born 4 May 1882

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COFFEY, Leslie Gloster

Service number 7111
Corporal
10th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Mar 1893

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KINGSMILL, Horace Frederick

Major
1st Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 31 Dec 1888

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PAYNE, Rolf Shorter

Service number 29333
Gunner
7th Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 28 Mar 1895

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HOWELL - PRICE, Philip Llewellyn

Service number OFFICER
Major
1st Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 11 Sep 1894

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GARLAND, Murray Baylis

Service number 5470
Gunner
1st Field Artillery Brigade
AIF WW1
Born 1891

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SEDGWICK, Erle Gillett

Service number 1176
Lieutenant
49th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 9 Sep 1893

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HOWELL-PRICE, Frederick Philmore

Service number OFFICER
Major
4th Light Horse Brigade Train
AIF WW1
Born 11 Jun 1888

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