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Newtown Memorial Sunday School : November 2013
Newtown Memorial Sunday School : November 2013

Photographs supplied by Nancy Alford

The building was erected in memory of those from the church and school who fought in the Great War.  A memorial stone was laid by Ald. Howard Hitchcock, Mayor of Geelong, on 2nd October 1920 and the hall was opened on the 10th April 1921. 

Location

Address:2 Potter Street, Geelong West , 3218
State:VIC
Area:AUS
GPS Coordinates:Lat: -38.146119
Long: 144.346587
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
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Details

Monument Type:Structure
Monument Theme:Conflict
Sub-Theme:WW1
Monument Manufacturer:Messrs Pescott Bros.

Dedication

Actual Monument Dedication Date:Saturday 2nd October, 1920
Front Inscription

NEWTOWN MEMORIAL SUNDAY 
                                         SCHOOL  

  Plaque:
To The Glory Of God
               and in
HONOUR OF THOSE FROM OUR
  CHURCH AND SCHOOL
WHO FOUGHT IN THE GREAT WAR
                       OF
                1914-1919

   THIS STONE WAS LAID BY
ALD. HOWARD HITCHCOCK , J.P.
     MAYOR OF GEELONG
         2nd OCTOBER 1920

Source: RSLV,SKP, VHR, MA
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