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St Matthews Honour Roll : December 2013
St Matthews Honour Roll : December 2013
Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

An honour roll commemorates those connected with the church who served in World War One.

The honor board unveiled at the evening service was the gift of Mrs. Mackay and family, and is intended as the family's memorial to Mrs. Mackay's son, Pte. G.W H. Mackay, and two grandsons, Lieut. E. T. J. Hooper and Cpl. C. A. E. Mackay, who have fallen in battle recently. The board bears the names of 40 young men of St. Matthew's, who volunteered for the army: 12 have given their lives.
Geelong Advertiser (Vic), 16 September 1918.


Address:230 McKillop Street, St Matthews Church , East Geelong, 3219
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.157962
Long: 144.373124
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


Front Inscription

St Matthew`s Church 
Geelong East
For God. King & Country

[ Names ]
Presented In Memory Of 
E. T. J. Hooper, Pte G.W.H. Mackay, Cpl. C.A. E. Mackay
By Mrs. Mackay And Family 

"Life Is Born
In Live`s Self Sacrifice"

Source: MA
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