Barraba Public School Great War Roll of Honor

Details

Location Barraba Central School, 29 Gotha Street, Barraba, Tamworth Municipality - New South Wales, Australia
Type honour_roll
Description

The memorial is a pressed bronze roll of honor plaque, mounted on a timber backing board which is edged with a timber frame. The dedication and names are inscribed on individual plates and attached to the middle of the plaque.

The memorial was made by the Wunderlich Company of Sydney and is decorated with their typical features, including flora, crossed swords and cannons. At the bottom of the plaque is a 'coat of arms' style emblem, with a ship, a sheep, mining equipment and a wheat sheaf. Their standard design was customizable with the details of the local community or organization commissioning the memorial. The name plates were made available for attachment.

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Built Wunderlich Company of Sydney
Opened Not yet discovered
Inscription

ROLL of HONOR
BARRABA PUBLIC SCHOOL
OLD BOYS WHO FOUGHT
In
THE GREAT WAR
1914 1919
[Names]

Condition

Good

Names

Showing 3 people of interest from memorial

HYDE, Thomas Evan

Service number 253
Private
33rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Jan 1893

THOMPSON, Joseph Silvester Vinson

Service number 2883A
Corporal
9th Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born Oct 1884

WITTEN, Sidney Augustus

Service number 568
Lance Corporal
33rd Infantry Battalion
AIF WW1
Born 10 Dec 1888

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