The University of Western Australia and the Second World War

Remembering the service of staff, students and graduates of UWA: 1939-1945

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The University of Western Australia Historical Society (UWAHS) has compiled this nominal roll of University men and women who served in the Second World War to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the end of that war.

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Remembering UWA 1943

On a bright sunny February day in 1943, I walked along King's Park Road, cut across the Park, clambered down Jacob?s Ladder and took a trolley bus on Mounts Bay Drive to alight at the University of Western Australia.

Parade on Riley Oval

St George's College Roll of Honour

This Roll of Honour for St George?s College pays tribute to the 14 young men, all members of the College between 1931 and 1941, who were killed during the Second World War, 1939-1945.

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The Nominal Roll

RAAF Flying Personnel Research Unit 1946




  • Elizabeth Borrello
  • Wendy Birman
  • Terry Larder
  • Dr John Meyer
  • Dr Fran Pesich
  • Elizabeth Rowlands
  • James Stevens
  • Winthrop Professor Marc Tennant
  • St George’s College
  • UWA Convocation
  • UWA Archives


  • Dr Margaret Warburton
  • Dr Joan Pope OAM

Contact us

UWA Historical Society (UWAHS)

Room 2.25 (2nd floor), Arts Building 106
M204 The University of Western Australia
35 Stirling Highway, Crawley, Western Australia 6009
[email protected]

Convocation of UWA Graduates

35 Stirling Highway CRAWLEY WA 6009
(+61 8) 6488 3006
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