Register of War Memorials in NSW

Jeffries and Currey Memorial Library

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Foyer of the Dudley Public School Library
Dudley Public School, corner Ocean and Boundary Streets

151 43 00E / 32 59 21S 9232-3S Wallsend 1:25000 GDA94
Wallsend
NSW  2290

Description:
The library was made by a joiner and it was built of Queensland Maple. The 3 glass panelled bookcase is located in the foyer of the Dudley Public School Library.

Plaque - Original Opening.
This library was opened by H.L. Wheeler, ESQ.
Installed by the Dudley P&C 24-5-1941.
T.D. Colgan, Headmaster

Plaque - Second Opening.
Sir Roden Cutler, VC, KCMG, KCVO, CBE
Governor of New South Wales
Officially opened the new school buildings and the Jeffries Currey Memorial Library at the Dudley Public School on 1st May 1976.
The Hon. Neil Pickard
BA, Dip Ed, LTH, MLA
Minister for Education

J.F. Turnell
Principal

J. Buggie BSC, AGR
Director-General of Education

J. Richard Face MLA
Member for Charlestown

Inscription:
Jeffries-Currey Library

Established: 1941

Dedication: 24 May 1941

Photographed and recorded by:
Mr Robert McLardy

Year Recorded: 2005  

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Conflicts Commemorated: World War 1

Total number of veterans names recorded on this memorial: 2

Status Codes | Awards and Decorations


Rank Last Name Initials Conflict Status Service Unit Campaign Gender Decorations Serv.No
Pte Currey William Matthew World War 1 M VC
Capt Jeffries Clarence Smith World War 1 KIA M VC