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Railways Honour Roll : June 2014
Railways Honour Roll : June 2014

Photographs supplied by Peter F Williams

Honour roll commemorates those who served in World War One.

Monument characteristics :

The honour roll is set into the wall of the original railway station building at Goulburn. Veterans' names are engraved into a white marble plaque and blackened. The plaque has stone pillars on either side and a semi-circular carved top above. Carvings include a laurel wreath and leaves around the perimeter.

The double ceremony of unveiling the railway honour roll and officially opening the Goulburn Railway Institute will be performed on Wednesday evening next by Mr Fraser, C.M.G., Chief Railway Commissioner. The Commissioner will arrive at the railway station at eight o`clock, and will be received by the Mayor as Chairman of the Honour Roll Committee. The roll, which has been placed in a position at the station, will then be unveiled.
Goulburn Evening Penny Post (NSW), 26 July 1919.

Location

Address:Sloane Street, Goulburn Railway Station, Platform 1, Goulburn, 2580
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -34.758203
Long: 149.719383
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919
Monument Designer:W.T.Sainsbury (designer) J.Turner (sculptor)
Link:http://www.warmemorialsregister.nsw…

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 30th July, 1919
Front Inscription

GOULBURN RAILWAY
DISTRICT EMPLOYEES
HONOR ROLL
1914-1919

(Names)

Unveiled by J.FRASER, Esq, C.M.G. Chief Commr. July 30th 1919
J. Turner Sculptor Goulburn
W.T. Sainsbury Designer Goulburn

 

 

Source: NRWM, MA
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