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The wooden honour roll commemorates those from the Hexham Workshop who served in World War One. The roll was originally unveiled in 1916 and additional names were added at a later date. 

At Messrs. J .and A. Brown's Hexham workshops on Saturday morning, the employees upwards of a hundred, several residents, and visitors from Newcastle and other places, including ladies, assembled for the purpose of unveiling a Roll of Honour containing the names of the firm's workmen from the workshops who on are on active service. The roll contains the names of nineteen men, three of whom have fallen, and six have been wounded.

The Rev. W. F. James presided and the roll was unveiled by Mr. F. A. Spence,  general superintendent at the works of Messrs. J. and A. Brown. The roll is fixed in the vestibule of the general office, and is made of maple wood of artistic design and it is the work of Mr. Murray, of Hamilton and the names done in gold letters by Mr. George Dowdall. 
Newcastle Morning Herald and Miners' Advocate (NSW),
9 October 1916 .


Address:3 Bulwer Street, Maitland RSL , Maitland, 2320
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -32.732696
Long: 151.555521
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
Designer:Mr Murray (designer)
Artist:George Dowdall (lettering)


Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 7th October, 1916
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Workshop Employees 
Roll of Honor

[ Names ]

1914  1918.

Source: MA,NRWM
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