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South Australian Railways Honour Roll is four large boards containing over 3,500 names of those who have served in both World Wars. The first World War One Honour Roll was unveiled in 1916 while an additional roll was unveiled in 1917.

A magnificent roll of honour was unveiled at the northern end of the North Terrace Railway Station on Wednesday afternoon. It measures 11 ft. 6 in., x 11 ft., and is made of polished Tasmanian blackwood. It contains the names of 1,000 railway employes who have volunteered. Ten per cent; of the railway employes have offered their services to their country, and 5 per cent of the South Australian volunteers have been drawn from their ranks. The roll was constructed by Pengelley and Co. Among those at the ceremony were the Chief Secretary (Hon. A. W. Styles), the Commissioner' of Crown Lands (Hon. C.Goode), the Railways Commissioner (Mr. A. K.Moncrieff, C.M.G.), the Secretary to the Railways Commissioner (Mr. A.M.Day), the Traffic Superintendent (Mr. .J. McGuire), and the manager of Pengelley & Co. (Mr. E: M. Mathias).
The Register (Adelaide), 2nd March 1916.


Address:North Terrace, Adelaide Railway Station, Adelaide, 5000
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.921359
Long: 138.596564
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Monument Designer:Pengelly & Co ( WW1 Roll)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 1st March, 1916
Source: TOH, MA
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