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20-November-2014
20-November-2014

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A wooden honour roll with an original cross from the grave of a soldier commemorates those from the 18th Battalion who served at the Battle of Pozieres during World War One. The 18th Battalion was later known as the later known as the Ku-ring-gai Regiment.  The Pozieres Cross, recovered from the battlefield, has been displayed in the Warriors’ Chapel at St. John’s, Gordon, since 1934.

Location

Address:754 Pacific Highway, St. John the Evangelist`s Anglican Church, Gordon, 2072
State:NSW
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -33.757153
Long: 151.152887
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Honour Roll
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Actual Event STart Date:04-August-1914
Actual Event End Date:28-June-1919

Dedication

Approx. Monument Dedication Date:1934
Front Inscription

[ Names ]

The Original Cross From The Grave Of
GUNNER R. H. HOMFRAY
Bon Jean Cemetery  
Armentieres France
Killed 17. 3. 1916

Source: MA
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