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25-August-2016
25-August-2016
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An honour roll commemorates members of the former Invermay Methodist Church who died in service or were killed in action in World War One.

Monument characteristics :

Marble honour roll with black lead lettering.

Last evening at the Invermay Methodist Church a large congregation assembled when the ceremony of unveiling the memorial tablet to deceased soldiers connected with the church was performed by the minister, the Rev. R. E. Hooper, who, assisted by the Rev. G. Roberts, conducted a service in harmony with the occasion. After the sermon a handsome marble tablet was unveiled by the Rev. R. E. Hooper,bearing the following inscription: "Erected by the Invermay Methodist  Guild in proud and tender memory of Lieut. John Grant Simmons, died of wounds, 19th September, 1918; Corporal Robert  Joseph Clark, killed in action, 9th August, 1918: Private Wm. Henry Webb, killed in action, 8th December, 1917. Who, counting not life dear, nobly made the supreme sacrifice in the great war, 1914-1918."
Examiner (Launceston), 30th May 1921

 

 

Location

Address:128 Georgetown Road, Launceston North Uniting Church, Newnham, 7248
State:TAS
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -41.387471
Long: 147.127557
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

Front Inscription

Erected by the Invermay Methodist Church

in proud and tender memory of

Lieutenant John Grant died of wounds 19th Sept. 1918
Corporal Robert Joseph Clarke killed in action 9th Aug. 1918
Private William Henry Webb killed in action 8th Dec. 1917

Who counting not life dear nobly made the supreme sacrifice in the Great War 1914 - 1919

 

 

Source: MA
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