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The honour roll commemorates members of the New South Wales Police Force who served in World War One. It is a white marble slab with names in five columns, mounted on a black marble plinth, in the main entrance foyer of the Sydney Police Centre. 

The unveiling of the New South Wales police honour roll took place on Wednesday. The ceremony was performed outside police headquarters in Phillip-street, where about 200 police, including a posse of mounted men, were drawn up under the direction of the Inspector-General (Mr. Mitchell). Among those in attendance were Mr. Holman (Premier), Mr. Fuller {Chief Secretary), Mr. Garland (Solicitor-General), Mr. Fitzpatrick (State Treasurer), Mr. H. D. M'Intosh, M.L.C., Alderman R. D. Meagher, M.L.C.. and Chief officer Sparks and Deputy Chief-officer Jackson, of the N.S.W. Fire Brigade.

Mr. Fuller said that the part played by the members of the police force in the war was an honourable one. So many of them enlisted for active service that it became necessary to prohibit further enlistments. Of the 220 men who had fought, many had won honours, while 46 had given their lives. Their memory would not be forgotten. He could vouchsafe, he added, that those of their comrades who returned would receive every consideration from the State Government.
Sydney Morning Herald (NSW), 23 May 1919.


Address:151 Goulburn Street, Sydney Police Centre, Surry Hills, 2010
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.879584
Long: 151.213213
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Actual Event Start Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Wednesday 21st May, 1919
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           Roll Of Honour
Members Of The Police Force Of New South Wales
   Who Served In The Great War


Their King And Country Called And They Heard

Source: NRWM, MA
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