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18-November-2015
18-November-2015

Photographs supplied by Father Ted Doncaster

The Memorial Church of Saint Martin in the Fields commemorates service personnel of all denominations in the district who served in World Wars One and Two, and the Korean War.

The foundation stone was laid by the Governor Sir Charles Gairdner in 1953 and the church was consecrated on the 21st May 1954. The names of the fallen soldiers from the district are contained in the church.

Location

Address:Vista & Dyson Streets, Kensington, 6151
State:WA
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -31.980833
Long: 115.879167
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:Multiple

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 14th November, 1953
Front Inscription

The Memorial Church of Saint Martin in the Fields

This church was erected to the glory of God and as a memorial to those men and women of this District who served and died in the service of their country

1914 - 1918,  1939 - 45, 1950 - 53

This stone was laid by His Excellency the Governor of Western Australia Lieut-General Sir Charles Gairdner K.C.M.G., C.B., C.B.E. in the presence of the Archdeacon of Perth, the Rector, the Churchwardens and many of the populace on Saturday 14th November 1953.

This being the Coronation Year of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Source: MA,SKP
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